Lectures & Meetings
The Elmbrook Historical Society sponsors a
programs on topics
Brookfield Public Library - Community Room
1900 North Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Free and Open to the Public
March 18, 2019
"The War to End All Wars"
Kevin J. Abing
Archivist, Milwaukee Historical Society
His presentation will discuss the Milwaukee home front during World War I and how
the good, the bad and the ugly sides of city residents responded
to the military, social and economic demands of the conflict.
May 20, 2019
"How Does Wisconsin Sound?"
Susan C. Cook, Director
Mead Witter School of Music
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin has a remarkable musical past, one that shows the individual and collective power of its native and emigrant peoples, and its regional, national and international connections and relationships. This talk presents snapshots from the state's historical and current soundscapes identifying the circumstances under which musical practices were made, remembered and changed.
September 16, 2019