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Urban Studies Research Resources

A guide to the wide variety of research resources and services available through the UWM Libraries for Urban Studies research.

Local Archives

Finding City Documents

Useful Books on Milwaukee

Milwaukee Urban Observatory records

Encyclopedia of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Neighborhood Data Sources

Unique Local Resources

Search data sources from goverment and research organizations.

Community Records

You can study the history of numerous Milwaukee-area community organizations in the UWM Archives (2d floor, west). Those listed below are citizen-based, activist organizations based on a neighborhood or geographic locale. For other types of community organizations, such as those centered around a social cause (e.g. Hunger Task Force) or a group identity (e.g. Gay Peoples Union), search Search@UW or Ask an Archivist.