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The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee
Amanda Seligman, University of Wisconsin System

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Encyclopedia of Milwaukee (Web Resource)
Title: Encyclopedia of Milwaukee
Author: Amanda I. Seligman
Author: Margo Anderson
Abstract: The Encyclopedia of Milwaukee is a Digital Humanities Project sponsored by the History Department in the College of Letters and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The EMKE offers approximately 700 entries on Milwaukee history topics ranging from arts and culture to philanthropy and nonprofit organizations to business and labor.
Year: 2022
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Urban History Encyclopedias: Public, Digital, Scholarly Projects (Article)
Title: Urban History Encyclopedias: Public, Digital, Scholarly Projects
Author: Amanda I. Seligman
Abstract: Despite skepticism about the scholarly value of urban history encyclopedias, they represent a convergence of public, digital, and academic history. This essay demonstrates the existence of doubts about their value and then argues that both writing and editing urban history encyclopedias are forms of scholarly activity. The conclusion offers preliminary criteria for assessing urban history encyclopedias as works of scholarship.
Year: 2013
Primary URL:
Access Model: subscription
Format: Journal
Publisher: The Public Historian

Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee (Book)
Title: Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee
Author: Margo J. Anderson
Author: Ann M. Graf
Author: Amanda I. Seligman
Abstract: Are you researching the history of the Milwaukee area and looking for suggestions about what to read next? If so, this Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee provides an excellent starting point. Organized into 19 thematic chapters that are further organized by topic, The Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee includes resources for Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington, and Waukesha counties. Subjects covered include places, biographies, race and ethnicity, politics, business, the economy, charity, religion, the arts, architecture, recreation, health, gender, the natural environment, media, infrastructure, bibliographies, and archives. This volume offers the most comprehensive bibliographical resources about the Milwaukee area ever produced.
Year: 2014
Access Model: physical book
Publisher: Marquette University Press
Type: Other
ISBN: 978-0-87462-08
Copy sent to NEH?: No