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The Library That Became a Department Store

By MPL Staff on Oct 3, 2017 1:03 PM

More than a century ago, a former home of the Central Library became a department store. In 1880, the ornate Library Block building opened with retail on the 1st floor and the Library moved on the 2nd floor.

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Explore Milwaukee Historic Photos @ MPL!

By Heather on May 30, 2014 2:01 PM

Did you know that the Humanities Room at Central Library is home to thousands of historic photographs of Milwaukee in the Historic Photo Collection? The image above is just one example. It captures a moment from the 4th of July celebrations at Lake Park in 1918. Members of the Ladies Home Defense group can be seen marching in the center of the field. A selection of…

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