Academy of Legends

July 22, 2011   // 0 Comments

Vincent Toran By his own example and his advocacy, Vincent Toran has left a legacy to Milwaukee’s skilled trades’ community. Toran is the first documented African American construction apprentice in Wisconsin. Sponsored by an instructor and a Milwaukee Vocational and Adult School counselor, he entered the union trades in 1948—37 years after Wisconsin became the first state to write a law for appr...

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