Milwaukee: Racine Heritage museum exhibits The Armenian Story

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI
Oct 17 2004

RACINE HERITAGE MUSEUM: 701 Main St. Armenian-American Afternoon from
2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 to showcase its latest exhibit, “State Street:
Racine’s Gateway Community – The Armenian Story.” The exhibit
features themes of Armenians coming to the U.S. and settling in
Racine, their occupations, businesses, homes, community, religious
life and cultural activities. The day will feature two videos, “State
Street: The Hub of Early Armenian Settlers in Racine, Wisconsin,”
and a compilation of films showing parties at John’s Shis Kebob and
Grill on State St. Also on hand will be Peter and Katrina Wardrip, U.S.
Peace Corps volunteers in Armenia, who will display paintings, Armenian
music and snacks, and alphabet activities for all ages. Call 636-3926.