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Thank You For Being A Friend

By Brett R on Oct 19, 2014 4:45 PM

This week is National Friends of Libraries Week! Our very own Friends of Milwaukee Public Library group works hard to support the MPL mission. Learn how YOU can get involved!

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The Migrant Farm Worker Labor Movement in Wisconsin

By MPL Staff on Oct 10, 2014 5:03 PM

Everyone has heard of labor leader Cesar Chavez, who battled for migrant farm worker's rights in California and nationally in the 1960s. Milwaukee even has a street named for him. But did you realize that Wisconsin was also home to a migrant farm workers' labor movement during the same period?

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