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Milwaukee in the 1930s : a Federal Writers Project City Guide

Author: John D Buenker
Publisher: Madison : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seventy-five years after the work’s completion, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press and historian John D. Buenker present this guide—now serving as a time machine, ready to transport readers back to the Milwaukee of the 1930s, neighborhood by neighborhood, building by building. Much more than a nostalgic snapshot, the book examines Milwaukee’s history from its earliest days to 1940.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
History
Tours
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Milwaukee in the 1930s.
Madison : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2016
(DLC) 2015046707
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Buenker
ISBN: 9780870207426 0870207423
OCLC Number: 930462944
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xliv, 273 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Note on Sources and Corrections --
Today --
The Neighborhoods --
Area One: The Civic Center --
Area Two: Old Spring Street --
Area Three: Where Juneau Built --
Area Four: "The Ward" --
Area Five: Historic Milwaukee --
Area Six: The "Gold coast" --
Area Seven: The "Wooden Shoe" District --
Area Eight: A City Expands --
Area Nine: Kilbourn's Dream --
Area Ten: Milwaukee's "Back Door" --
Area Eleven: Layton Park --
Area Twelve: Walker's Point --
Area Thirteen: Bay View --
Around Milwaukee County: a tour --
Section A: Southward --
Section B: Due West --
To the North --
Chronology --
Calendar of Annual events --
General Information.
Responsibility: edited by John D. Buenker with Beverly J.K. Buenker.

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Seventy-five years after the work’s completion, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press and historian John D. Buenker present this guide—now serving as a time machine, ready to transport readers back to the Milwaukee of the 1930s, neighborhood by neighborhood, building by building. Much more than a nostalgic snapshot, the book examines Milwaukee’s history from its earliest days to 1940.
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A City Guide Becomes Its History

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Some descriptions of contemporary affairs over time become historical snapshots.  “Milwaukee In The 1930s”,...
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