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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
The Cadottes book cover featuring  illustration of small town with Lake Superior in background

The Cadottes - A Fur Trade Family on Lake Superior

Paperback: $28.95
304 pages, 9 x 6
ISBN: 9780870209406

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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$28.95
Coming Out, Moving Forward book cover featuring various images of  Wisconsin residents both in black and white and colored images

Coming Out, Moving Forward - Wisconsin's Recent Gay History

Coming Out, Moving Forward, the second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin, outlines the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites faced in their efforts to right past oppressions and secure equality in the post-Stonewall period between 1969 and 2000. More details, below.

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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$28.95
Coming Out, Moving Forward Audiobook cover featuring various illustrations of Wisconsin folks both in black and white and colored images

Coming Out, Moving Forward - Wisconsin's Recent Gay History | Audiobook

The second volume in R. Richard Wagner’s groundbreaking work on gay history in Wisconsin explores the challenges that LGBT Wisconsinites faced in the post-Stonewall period between 1969 and 2000.

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press
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$39.95
Cordelia Harvey book cover featuring  image of Cordelia surrounded by pink and brown border

Cordelia Harvey: Civil War Angel

Paperback: $12.95
128 pages, 55 b/w photos and 7 maps, 7 x 9"
ISBN: 9780870204586

Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press

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$12.95

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