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Paperback Milwaukee Book

ISBN: 0738503096

ISBN13: 9780738503097

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In April 1834, the Green-Bay Intelligencer newspaper reported that a sawmill was being erected in a new settlement on the Milwaukee River. Less than one year later, the paper reported that "Milwaukey [sic], which 10 months ago, had only a single trading house, has now some 20 or 30 houses, and two or three saw mills." Yankee settlers and land speculators had moved in and were here to stay. The steady growth of Milwaukee was never wholly due to the...

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Milwaukee in Photos

Images of America, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is small snap shot of live in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It is not extensive in its coverage but represents typical scenes from the era from 1862 to 1949. It's 128 pages gives a feeling for some of the live style that was going on during this time period.If you are looking for someone special, it is unlikely that you will find them in this book. You will find what the architecture looked like and how the people dressed. You will find examples of the modes of transportation and the types of commerce.This book helps to fill in some of the culture of the period. Most of the time when you are looking for genealogy information you find nothing but dates, names and places. This book helps to fill in some of the history that was taking place at the time.I would recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a general snap shot of the era.
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