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1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States

May 2021

Fashion Metropolis Berlin with Uwe Westphal

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Program, 1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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free

Something unique emerged in the heart of Berlin in the nineteenth century: a creative center for fashion and ready-made clothing. The hundreds of clothing companies that were established here manufactured modern clothing and developed new designs that were sold throughout Germany and the world. This industry reached the height of its success in the 1920s. Freed from their corsets, sophisticated women of the time dressed in the “Berlin chic” sold by Valentin Manheimer, Herrmann Gerson, or the Wertheim department stores.…

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June 2021

Virtual Tour of South African Jewish Museum

June 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Program, 1360 N Prospect Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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$10

The South African Jewish Museum, located in Cape Town, was inaugurated by Nelson Mandela in December 2000. While a relatively new institution, the South African Jewish Museum, like the community it depicts, has deep historic foundations. The Museum encompasses the full gamut of the history of Jews in South Africa – including the community’s historical roots in Lithuania and elsewhere, its instrumental role in the building of South Africa as we know it, as well as its noteworthy contributions to…

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