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History you can take anywhere

Historic Milwaukee Staff and Volunteers love to talk about history. Enjoy these interesting stories about Milwaukee from wherever you are.

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Imagine This Podcast

Episode 7 - Imagine our Abundance

Program Director, Julia Griffith, and the Imagine MKE staff sit down to discuss what goes into making a tour, how to tell a great story and her favorite Milwaukee history factoids.



Episode 6: The Mayor and the Madam

Sean Regan, HMI Volunteer and amateur historian, explores turn of the 20th century Milwaukee, which was in the midst of a grand social experiment in which prostitution, along with other vices, was almost completely legalized. This episode tells the story of the city's most famous Madam as well as the Mayor who's policies made her famous.