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      Picture of Milwaukee: A City Built on Water

      Milwaukee: A City Built on Water

      Hardcover: $28.95
      244 pages, 5 maps, 7 x 9
      ISBN: 978-0-87020-865-2

      Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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      Cream City Chronicles book cover featuring illustration of Milwaukee city

      Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's Past

      These stories, each featuring a historic photograph, represent the best of Gurda's popular Sunday columns that have appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel since 1994.
      Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods Cover featuring four different groups of Milwaukee folks.

      Milwaukee: City of Neighborhoods

      Based on the popular series of posters published by the City of Milwaukee in the 1980s, this book features both historical chronicles and contemporary portraits of 37 neighborhoods that emerged before World War II

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      The Making of Milwaukee book cover featuring bold title and images of many different Milwaukee natives

      The Making of Milwaukee

      Renowned historian John Gurda chronicles the development of a community whose past has produced one of the most livable big cities in America and, at the same time, created some daunting social and economic problems. Thoroughly illustrated. Fourth edition.

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      Book cover of Brewtown Tales with a vintage color illustration of red brick commercial buildings in Milwaukee with the Milwaukee river in the foreground.

      Brewtown Tales: More Stories from Milwaukee and Beyond

      Readers will find in these pages the biography of a bridge, a requiem for a union, odes to autumn and spring, a poem about aging, tales of two shipwrecks, a frank take on segregation, a visit to a junkyard, memories of the summer of ’68, and more.