Milwaukee's captivating evolution from a settlement blessed with nature's bounties to a mighty industrial workplace is presented through its people, places, and institutions. Culled from the publications of the Milwaukee County Historical Society, these articles provide intimate accounts of the area's original inhabitants, pioneering settlers such as Solomon Juneau, entrepreneurs who saw a prosperous future on the shores of Lake Michigan, ethnic and racial groups who envisioned themselves as part of that future, ...

Milwaukee Stories 2005, Marquette University Press

ISBN-13: 9780874620795

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