Man studying aerial thermogram of Milwaukee neighborhood, 1980.
Wisconsin was one of ten pilot states to establish energy education programs through the UW-Extension program, which included home insulation and weatherization programs for low and moderate income, minority, and elderly residents in Milwaukee.
via: Milwaukee Historic Photos, Milwaukee Public Library
This wraps up our look at the University of Wisconsin-Extension, an exemplar of the Wisconsin Idea, in honor of Archives Month. Read more about the Archives Month theme, “100 Years of the Wisconsin Idea: Forward Through the Past,” on the blog of the Society of American Archivists-Student Chapter at UW-Madison.