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"The Voice of Germania: George Brumder's Milwaukee" Aug. 3

July 26, 2012

Historian John Eastberg, along with E.J. Brumder, will discuss the impact of George Brumder (1839-1910), the nation's leading publisher of German-language literature, on Milwaukee and the wider German-American community, at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2012 at the UWM Hefter Conference Center.

The UWM Libraries hold one of the largest collections of Brumder publications.

John Eastberg has been the historian for the Pabst Mansion for over 12 years and holds an MA from Marquette in 19th century American history with an emphasis on the Gilded Age.

E.J. Brumder, the Brumder family historian, is the co-author of "German Milwaukee: Its History, Its Recipes."

“The Voice of Germania: George Brumder's Milwaukee” is free and open to the public. Limited seating requires reservations. Please reserve by July 30 by contacting Ana Conant (414) 229-3293 or

The UWM Hefter Conference Center is located at 3271 Lake Drive. For more information about the event, please call 414-229-2811.

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