Jones Island, originally a mile-long peninsula bordering on the Lake Michigan shoreline, has a long and fascinating history, including close ties to maritime industries and the rich ethnic heritage of Milwaukee.
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.