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Byron Kilbourn and the Development of Milwaukee cover featuring painting of Byron.

Byron Kilbourn and the Development of Milwaukee

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.

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$14.95
Climbing My Mountain book cover featuring image of Sheldon in a green suit jacket

Climbing My Mountain - My Life, Words, and Values

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.

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$29.95
Greater Milwaukee's Growing Pains book cover

Greater Milwaukee's Growing Pains, 1950-2000: An Insider's View

This book examines the historic trends and battles which shaped Milwaukee, including the boundary wars of the 1950s and lawsuits over the polluting of Lake Michigan.

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$19.95
Joyworks cover featuring author Mike Cudahy dressed in red and white button down shirt with black jacket. In front of a sailboat on the dock.

Joyworks: The Story of Marquette Electronics and Two Lucky Entrepreneurs

The story of how Michael Cudahy and his friend and partner Warren Cozzens created Marquette Electronics, one of the miracles of modern business.

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$19.95
Love and Other Letters book cover featuring two black and white photographs of individuals and different handwritten letters

Love and Other Letters

Nancy Oestreich Lurie found a shopping bag filled with letters from her mother's childhood, and they turned out to be historically enlightening and entertaining.

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$14.95
Milwaukee at Mid-Century book coverfeaturing photograph of train and building in background

Milwaukee at Mid-Century: The Photographs of Lyle Oberwise

Lyle Oberwise spent a period of nearly 50 years collecting 43,00 color slides depicting Milwaukee's architecture and people.

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$39.95
Milwaukee at the Gathering of the Waters book cover in tan with picture of Milwaukee

Milwaukee at the Gathering of the Waters

A pictorial and entertaining commentary on the growth and development of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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$20.00
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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$39.99
The Fisherfolk of Jones Island cover featuring black and white drawing

The Fisherfolk of Jones Island

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.

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$24.95
Useful Work for Unskilled Women book cover with various women making handcrafts

Useful Work for Unskilled Women: A Unique Milwaukee WPA Project

Mary Kellogg Rice describes a unique Milwaukee project in the post-Depression years which trained thousands of unskilled, uneducated women in the production of a variety of handicrafts.

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$24.95

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