Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's Past by John Gurda

By John Gurda

Cream urban Chronicles is a set of vigorous tales in regards to the humans, the occasions, the landmarks, and the associations that experience made Milwaukee a special American group. those tales symbolize the easiest of historian John Gurda’s renowned Sunday columns that experience seemed within the Milwaukee magazine Sentinel considering that 1994. end up transported again to a different time, whilst the village of Milwaukee used to be domestic to fur trappers and investors. persist with the advance of Milwaukee’s designated neighborhoods, its upward push as a port urban and business middle, and its altering political weather. From making a song mayors to summer time gala's, from blueblood weddings to bloody hard work disturbances, the gathering deals a beneficiant sampling of stories that specific the real personality of a native land metropolis--each essay illustrated with a old photo.

2007 Wisconsin Library Association's awesome fulfillment Award Winner
2006 First position in Humor from the Midwest self reliant Publishers Association

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