in Wisconsin History
An early description of the Milwaukee Public Museum (1891)
Our Public Museum: Ranks at the Head in Age and Third in Worth, one of the great sights of the city
This 1891 article from the Milwaukee Sentinel, seeking to dispell the myth that museum would hold interest only to scientists, describes the history and collections of the Milwaukee Public Museum and its plans for the future.
Immigration and Settlement|
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|Pub Data:||Milwaukee Sentinel (20 December 1891)|
|Citation:||"Our Public Museum: Ranks at the Head in Age and Third in Worth, one of the great sights of the city." Milwaukee Sentinel (20 December 1891); Online facsimile at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=193; Visited on: 8/23/2014|