One hundred years ago, the Milwaukee Public Schools Division of Recreation and Community Services was established to provide recreational and educational opportunities to youth, teens, adults, and seniors. Shortly thereafter, Milwaukee became known nationally as the “City of the Lighted Schoolhouse” for its use of public school facilities for evening recreation programming. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service looks at recreation programs, then and now.Did you like this story? Subscribe to NNS today.
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