Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's Past, Volume 4
Cream City Chronicles is a collection of lively stories about the people, the events, the landmarks, and the institutions that have made Milwaukee a unique American community. These stories represent the best of historian John Gurda’s popular Sunday columns that have appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel since 1994. Find yourself transported back to another time, when the village of Milwaukee was home to fur trappers and traders. Follow the development of Milwaukee’s distinctive neighborhoods, its rise as a port city and industrial center, and its changing political climate. From singing mayors to summer festivals, from blueblood weddings to bloody labor disturbances, the collection offers a generous sampling of tales that express the true character of a hometown metropolis--each essay illustrated with a historical photograph.
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Review: Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's PastUser Review - Kaela Zielinski - Goodreads
Love this book by John Gurda! This book is a quick and fun read. It is made up of 63 interesting stories about historical events and people who have made Milwaukee what it is.It was as if I was ... Read full review
Review: Cream City Chronicles: Stories of Milwaukee's PastUser Review - Jeramey - Goodreads
Easily one of the best Milwaukee books I've ever read. An extremely enjoyable read given that each story is so short. Expanded my knowledge of the city greatly by making me aware of many pieces of Milwaukee history that I wouldn't have otherwise encountered. Read full review