Seasoned with personal stories, menus, and family photos, Old Farm Country Cookbook recalls a time when electricity had not yet found its way to the farm, when making sauerkraut was a family endeavor, and when homemade ice cream tasted better than anything you could buy at the store.
Sheldon B. Lubar is one of Wisconsin’s leading entrepreneurs, most generous philanthropists, and most public-spirited citizens. This memoir shares the secrets of his success and explains the deeply held principles behind it.
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
Written by two Milwaukee County historians, Goodwin Berquist and Paul C. Bowers, Jr, this full-length biography of one of Milwaukee's founding fathers follows Byron Kilbourn from his boyhood home in Ohio to Wisconsin.
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.
Beginning with a boyhood surrounded by storytellers, Jerry Apps engages readers with stories about his path to becoming one of the Midwest’s best-known and most revered writers. A book for book lovers!
A first-hand narrative of the fight for farmworkers' rights from celebrated labor leader, Jesus Salas. Young leaders founded Obreros Unidos (Workers United) to fight for fairness and respect, and to provide services to migrant families.