The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee is a collaborative project. It could not exist without broad institutional, individual, and financial support. Therefore, we recognize our project partners playing key roles in the successful development of this cooperative effort.

We Thank Our Supporters

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

We are grateful to the people and institutions whose support has transformed the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee from an idea into a fruitful project. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has provided essential support, including seed funding, student research assistants and staff, and all of the administrative and development work required to create a major research project. Special thanks to:

  • College of Letters and Science
    • Department of History
    • Urban Studies Programs
  • Graduate School
  • Office of the Provost
  • Office of the Chancellor
  • Office of Undergraduate Research

Marquette University

The History Department of Marquette University is contributing graduate student research assistant work and research time of two senior faculty members. Special thanks to:

  • Department of History
  • Center for Urban Research, Teaching, and Outreach


  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Greater Milwaukee Foundation
  • Richard and Ethel Herzfeld Foundation
  • Dorothy Inbusch Foundation
  • Brookbank Foundation

Organizations and Individuals

  • Ms. Barbara Fuldner
  • David and Diane Buck
  • David W. Hanig
  • Jenna Jacobs
  • Elizabeth A. Johnson
  • L’Chaim Chaverut
  • Daniel E. Lee
  • Lois M. and Leonard W. Mellen
  • Milwaukee Numismatic Society
  • North Point Lighthouse
  • Howard and Arlene Rubin
  • Harold L. Schroeder
  • James N. Tylicki
  • William R. Waldron
  • Anthony and Katharine Zignego

Support the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

If you are interested in supporting the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee, we want to hear from you!


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Please click on this link to make an online contribution  Add a note indicating you want your gift to go to the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee project. If you would like to discuss your gift please contact Christina Makal McCaffery at (414 229-4963) or