Results tagged with 'Milwaukee History'
Published Dec. 11, 2018
Finding a cache of vintage Milwaukee photos is always exciting. In them we can see how Downtown has changed across the decades, offering glimpses not only at familiar landmarks - both altered and sometimes not - but also many alterations over time. The images taken by Sylvester Pacholski Jr. are all that and more.
Published Nov. 1, 2018
Folks who are passionate about Milwaukee history know Yance Marti. In addition to Marti's book, "Missing Milwaukee: The Lost Buildings of Milwaukee," he also built and maintains the OldMilwaukee.net web site. Now, The History Press has published Marti's book, "Wicked Milwaukee."
Published Oct. 27, 2018
Since its humble beginnings as a 1995 PrideFest tent exhibit, the Project has grown to become the state's largest digital collection of local LGBTQ history, thanks to the devoted volunteer efforts of Don Schwamb.
Published Oct. 26, 2018
Greg Landig, owner of the Bomb Shelter, passed away seven years ago. This Monday, a reunion in his honor will take place in the iconic tavern space.
Published Oct. 9, 2018
We return to Karl Bandow's archive of vintage Ray Szopieray images to share with you the construction of some familiar Brew City landmarks. Enjoy these images of Milwaukee as its skyline changed in the past.
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Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and children in Wauwatosa...
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