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Join us for Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life at Central 11/24

By Heather S on Nov 14, 2014 9:43 AM

Join a discussion of David Treuer's Rez Life: An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life, a complex and subtle examination of Native American reservation life, past and present, led by staff from the Milwaukee Public Library. A member of the Ojibwe of northern Minnesota, Treuer grew up on Leech Lake Reservation. In his book he explores crime and poverty, casinos and wealth and the preservation of…

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Treasures of the Rare Books Room - The Bible

By MPL Staff on Nov 1, 2014 9:45 AM

This beauty is the Bible translated into German by Martin Luther printed in 1662. It is the fifth edition of the Ernestinische, Kurfürsten oder Weimarer Bibel originally published in 1641.

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Walk-ins welcome at House History program on Sat. 11/1!

By Heather S on Oct 31, 2014 12:23 PM

Come have fun learning how to research the history of your Milwaukee home! There is still time to sign for the House History event at Central Library on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Call 286-3011 to reserve your seat. If you haven't registered but would like to attend, we expect to be able to accommodate walk-ins, as well.

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