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Hildegard Chada: A Depression-Era Pioneer

By Tim R on Mar 18, 2015 10:32 AM

Can you imagine walking 2 miles to work everyday, with all your supplies carried in an onion sack over your shoulder, and once you've made it there you still have to climb up an 85-foot ladder?

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The Milwaukee Woman Who Resisted The Reich

By Tim R on Mar 4, 2015 12:05 PM

Only one American woman was ever executed by direct order of Adolf Hitler, and that woman was born right here in Milwaukee. Her name was Mildred Fish-Harnack, and she was amazing.

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