Results tagged with 'Milwaukee history'
Published Jan. 16, 2019
There are few more interesting juxtapositions than two photos of the same location taken decades apart. Thanks to Adam Levin, who runs the Old Milwaukee group on Facebook, we have a series of these photo sets of Milwaukee to share with you here.
Published Jan. 2, 2019
Growing up in Milwaukee meant going to at least one of these spots.
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.
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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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