Volunteers Drying Out Historic Documents At The Milwaukee County Historical Society; Fans Needed

Posted by admin on Jul 23, 2010

Thursday’s storm even flooded the past.

This morning, volunteers are scrambling to dry out records from the early 20th century after water poured into the basement of the Milwaukee County Historical Society on Old World 3rd St.

Steve Daily, curator of the research library, said some 50 to 60 boxes containing court records from the 1920s and 1930s got wet. He said about a dozen volunteers are carefully removing the wet documents and laying them out to dry.

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