Download milwaukees bronzeville 1900 1950 images of america in pdf or read milwaukees bronzeville 1900 1950 images of america in pdf online books in PDF, EPUB and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get milwaukees bronzeville 1900 1950 images of america in pdf book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.



Milwaukee S Bronzeville

Author: Paul H. Geenen
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439633029
Size: 72.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 3876
Download and Read
With the migration of African American sharecroppers to northern cities in the first half of the 20th century, the African American population of Milwaukee grew from fewer than 1,000 in 1900 to nearly 22,000 by 1950. Most settled around a 12-block area along Walnut Street that came to be known as Milwaukee's Bronzeville, a thriving residential, business, and entertainment community. Barbershops, restaurants, drugstores, and funeral homes were started with a little money saved from overtime pay at factory jobs or extra domestic work taken on by the women. Exotic nightclubs, taverns, and restaurants attracted a racially mixed clientele, and daytime social clubs sponsored "matinees" that were dress-up events featuring local bands catering to neighborhood residents. Bronzeville is remembered by African American elders as a good place to grow up--times were hard, but the community was tight.

Forgotten Tales Of Wisconsin

Author: Martin Hintz
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614231877
Size: 60.80 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 6034
Download and Read
Drift back to an era when the speed limit in Milwaukee was an edgy four miles per hour and Madison lawmakers could poke at hogs to punctuate the tedium of legislative sessions. Martin Hintz makes even the slow times of the Badger State fly by in this collection of Wisconsin's forgotten memories. Taste the world's first batch of pink lemonade (made with the dye of a circus performer's pants) and witness the tragic death of the world's last wild passenger pigeon. Track down ancient Algonkin legends like the great serpent that swam up the Mississippi looking for copper, and drop in on modern legends like Les Paul, whose guitar spun records into gold.

Wisconsin Votes

Author: Robert Booth Fowler
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299227449
Size: 37.23 MB
Format: PDF
View: 5962
Download and Read
This is the first full history of voting in Wisconsin from statehood in 1848 to the present. Fowler both tells the story of voting in key elections across the years and investigates electoral trends and patterns over the course of Wisconsin's history. He explores the ways that ethnic and religious groups in the state have voted historically and how they vote today, and he looks at the successes and failures of the two major parties over the years. Highlighting important historical movements, Fowler discusses the great struggle for women's suffrage and the rich tales of many Wisconsin third parties--the Socialists, Progressives, the Prohibition Party, and others. Here, too, are the famous politicians in Wisconsin history, such as the La Follettes, William Proxmire, and Tommy Thompson. Winner, Award of Merit for Leadership in History, American Association for State and Local History

Conservative Counterrevolution

Author: Tula A Connell
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252098064
Size: 54.99 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 5407
Download and Read
In the 1950s, Milwaukee's strong union movement and socialist mayor seemed to embody a dominant liberal consensus that sought to continue and expand the New Deal. Tula Connell explores how business interests and political conservatives arose to undo that consensus, and how the resulting clash both shaped a city and helped redefine postwar American politics. Connell focuses on Frank Zeidler, the city's socialist mayor. Zeidler's broad concept of the public interest at times defied even liberal expectations. At the same time, a resurgence of conservatism with roots presaging twentieth-century politics challenged his initiatives in public housing, integration, and other areas. As Connell shows, conservatives created an anti-progressive game plan that included a well-funded media and PR push; an anti-union assault essential to the larger project of delegitimizing any government action; opposition to civil rights; and support from a suburban silent majority. In the end, the campaign undermined notions of the common good essential to the New Deal order. It also sowed the seeds for grassroots conservatism's more extreme and far-reaching future success.

Pimp

Author: Iceberg Slim
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783203820422
Size: 32.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 1928
Download and Read

Quell Der Einsamkeit

Author: Radclyffe Hall
Publisher: Verlag Krug & Schadenberg
ISBN: 3944576659
Size: 11.32 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 7405
Download and Read
»Quell der Einsamkeit« erzählt die Geschichte von Stephen Gordon, einer Frau aus der britischen Oberschicht, die eigentlich ein Sohn hätte werden sollen. Von Kind an hat Stephen das Gefühl, dass mit ihr etwas nicht stimmt - dass sie anders ist: Sie trägt gern Männerkleidung, begeistert sich für Fuchsjagd und Fechtkunst und verliebt sich von früher Jugend an in Frauen - zunächst in das Hausmädchen Collins, später in die mondäne Angela Crossby, deren eifersüchtigen Ehemann Stephen durch ihre Bewunderung seiner Rosenzucht zu beschwichtigen sucht. Als Krankenwagenfahrerin im Ersten Weltkrieg lernt Stephen schließlich Mary Llewellyn kennen und lieben. Die beiden Frauen gehen in den zwanziger Jahren nach Paris, schaffen sich zusammen ein Heim und schließen Freundschaften, doch ihr gemeinsames Glück ist massivem gesellschaftlichen Druck ausgesetzt ... »Quell der Einsamkeit« ist ein bis heute faszinierender historischer Roman und kann als ein Vorläufer von Leslie Feinbergs »Stone Butch Blues« gelten. Er löste Debatten über Sexualität, Homosexualität und Geschlechterrollen aus, die noch immer andauern.

Clown Grimaldi

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849609731
Size: 14.80 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 940
Download and Read
Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung für Ihren eBook Reader. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem Reader. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors. * Digitale Überarbeitung und allerbeste Qualität * Bietet ein interaktives Inhaltsverzeichnis für einfache Orientierung. Joseph Grimaldi (* 18. Dezember 1778 in London; † 31. Mai 1837 ebenda) war der Erfinder des modernen Clowns. Grimaldis in zwei Bänden erschienene Memoiren (1838) wurden von Charles Dickens herausgegeben. Sie sind ein ergiebiges Dokument für die Geschichte der populären Bühnen in London. (aus wikipedia.de)

Das Pfannkuchenbuch

Author: Eric Carle
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783806746457
Size: 12.19 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
View: 644
Download and Read
By cutting and grinding the wheat for flour, Jack starts from scratch to help make his breakfast pancake.