© Photographed September 13, 2014
Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
[Click on images below to read about these Bronzeville
Pioneers and Pathfinders:
Felmers Chaney, 1918-present
Ardie Halyard, 1896-1989
William Kelly, 1894-1963
J. Howard Offutt, 1892-1986
Bernice C. Lindsay, 1899-1986
Joe Harris, 1899-1960]
The plaque is affixed to the Walnut Street Bridge, where it crosses U.S. Route 41, between North 12th Street (to the west) and North 10th Street (to the east), Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205.
City of Milwaukee: Bronzeville Cultural and Entertainment District: History
Urban Milwaukee, by Mutope Johnson (August 18th, 2013): The old heart of Milwaukee’s African America could beat again
Milwaukee's Bronzeville, devastated by freeway construction, remembered and understood by a scholar-artist who sees some rays of hope as the city celebrates Bronzeville Week.
2016 Bronzeville Week
- Culture, history, art, commerce, community and culture rooted in a rich urban tradition will be celebrated August 6-13, 2016 when the 4th annual Bronzeville Week is held in Milwaukee, hosted by Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs and Friends of Bronzeville.
- The Bronzeville Cultural and Arts Festival will be held on August 6, 2016 from 10am to 6pm.
- Click here for more information.
Bronzeville is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.