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NHD - Milwaukee Regional Contest | Wisconsin Historical Society

Milwaukee Regional Contest Information

  • Contest information for the Milwaukee regional contest, including accessibility, schedule, and project submission.


2021 Contest Results - State Qualifiers


Individual Exhibit

The Great Serum Run of 1925 - Paula G.

American Sign Language: Communication Through History - Brianna B.

Women's Suffrage: One Goal, Many Voices - Megan R.

Alternate: The Little Red Book: A Historic Influential Communicative Tool Used During the Cultural Revolution - Lilli Ting B.

Group Exhibit

The Black Panther Party - Angelica H. and Hayden B.

Almost A Nuclear War - Alexandra L. and Jordan K.


Third World Women's Alliance: Fight for Equality - Isabella E.

Communication Used Throughout the Horror of the Holocaust - Allie A.

4 Treaties V.S The World: The Geneva Conventions - Kaylen C.

Alternate: "We are still here because we never left" - Morgan B.

Individual Documentary

Esther Nisenthal Krinitz: A Holocaust Survival Story Through Embroidery - Julia B.

CGI in Films: The Beginning and Impact of Computer Imagery - Zachary W.

Womens Suffrage in the United States - Nova L.

Alternate: How Donkey Kong When From The Arcade To Your Basement - Cole S.

Group Documentary

Slowing The Spread: How Quick Communication Helped Milwaukee During the Spanish Flu - Nora P., Lilah T., and Camila V.
Underground Railroad: A History of Slavery - Audrey B. and Alex M.

Group Performance

No State Qualifiers

Individual Website


Electrical Communication and How it Affected World War I - Alex H.

Photos are Worth 1,000 Words - Zach K.

Alternate: John Muir's Effect - Sydney T.

Group Website

The National Woman's Party: The Fight for Equality - Addison T. and Meredith T.

The Secret Codes of the Underground Railroad - Joseph C. and Stephen S.

The Pitch for Baseball in Milwaukee - Mary V. and Saylor W.

Alternate: Grace Hopper: Communication Through Computers - Liv T. and Gisela A.


Group Exhibit

Protests for Protection: Endangered Species Act of 1973 - Neeraj B. and Kayden S.


Glasnost: The Final Breaths of the Soviet Union - Nathan L.

Individual Documentary

Communication Winning the War - April H.

Aloha Wanderwell: With Car and Camera Around the World - Laine S.

Group Documentary

The Radium Girls: How Miscommunication Led Them to Their Graves - Abby D. and Liana L.

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Communication by Peaceful Protest - Piper G. and Ceal G.

Individual Website

The SCORE Satellite: Launching the Future of Communication - Alexander F.

America & the Cold War: Media's Effect on the Country's Political Ideology - Iysa I.

"Every One Of Those Folks Has A Story" The Japanese Internment Camps Of 1942 - Daisa G.

Alternate: The Milwaukee Mafia - Sophia D.

Group Website

Nellie Bly: The Trailblazing Journalist Who Wrote to Change the World - Grace D. and Regan H.


Special Award Winners

Labor History Award, presented by the Wisconsin Labor History Society:

“Radium Girls:  How Miscommunication Led Them To Their Graves” - Abigail D. & Liana L.

“Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire” - Ella D.