Milwaukee County Genealogical Society

New Accessions

November 2019

These items have recently been added to the Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room at the
Milwaukee Central Library, located at 814 W Wisconsin Avenue.
They may only be used in this room. However, copies of the books may be available through your local library's interlibrary loan service.

Donor gifts are indicated by 1 star (*). MCGS gifts are indicated by 2 stars (**)
Author  Title  Place - Publisher  Year  (Call Number) 
     Pankhurst, E. Sylvia. A Suffragette in America: Reflections on Prisoners, Pickets and Political Change. London: Pluto Press, 2019. 303.484 P193 

     Wagner, R. Richard. We’ve Been Here All Along: Wisconsin’s Early Gay History. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019. 306.76609775

     Schlichenmeyer, Terri. The Handy Wisconsin Answer Book. Detroit: Visible Ink, 2019. 977.5 S34

     Monday, Megan, ed. Love Wisconsin: Stories from the Place We Call Home. Wisconsin: Love Wisconsin, Inc., 2018. 977.5 L897

     Madden, Michelle. 111 Places in Milwaukee that you Must Not Miss. Cologne, Germany: Emons Verlag, 2019. 917.7595 M178

     Rising, Marsha Hoffman. The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors. Cincinnati, Ohio : Family Tree Books, 2019. 929.1072 R595 2019

     Moss, John. Great British Family Names and Their History: What’s in a Name? Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword History, 2019. 929.4 M913

     Knutson, Troy. The 1958 Colfax Tornado. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2019. 977.543 K748

     Grihalva, Joey. Milwaukee Jazz. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2019. 781.6509 G857

     Peterson, Brent T. Cumberland: The Island City. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2019. 977.518 P485

     Historic Milwaukee, Inc. Spaces & Traces Featuring the Washington Highlands. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Historic Milwaukee, Inc., 2019. 728.0977594 H673

     Selig, Bud. For the Good of the Game: The Inside Story of the Surprising and Dramatic Transformation of Major League Baseball. New York: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins, 2019. 796.35764 S464

     Historic Milwaukee, Inc. Spaces & Traces Featuring Walker’s Point. Milwaukee, WI: Historic Milwaukee, 2018. 728.0977595 H673WP

     Bryan Johnston, Linda. Footprints in Time: Thirty-Two Generations of Bryans. Xlibris, 2019. 929.2 B915

     Genealogy Standards. Nashville, Tennessee:, an imprint of Turner Publishing Company, 2019. 929.1 B364 2019

     Rulli, Joseph Anthony. Chicago Socialism: the People’s History. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2019. 977.311 R935
     Green, Doris. Wisconsin Underground : a Guide to Caves, Mines, and Tunnels in and Around the Badger State. Milwaukee, Wisconsin : HenschelHaus Publishing, Inc., [2019]. 551.44709775 G795 2019

     Bettinger, Blaine T. The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy. Cincinnati, Ohio: Family Tree Books, 2019. 929.1072 B565 2019

     Gergetz, Denise. Milwaukee School of Engineering. Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2019. 378.77595 G367

     Cromwell, Helen Worley. Good Time Party Girl: The Notorious Life of Dirty Helen Cromwell 1886-1969. Port Townsend, WA Feral House, 2019. 92 C9462G

     White, Lorraine Cook. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1994-2002. 929.3746 W582

     Hoverson, Doug. The Drink that Made Wisconsin Famous: Beer and Brewing in the Badger State. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 663.4209 H845

     Green Card Youth voices: immigration stories from Madison and Milwaukee high schools / Stephanie Salgado [and 29 others] ; Tea Rozman Clark, Jessie Lee-Bauder, editors ; [foreword by Oscar Mireles]. Minneapolis, MN : Green Card Voices, 2019. 305.906912 G795
August 2019
     Kashou, Jenna: 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee Before You Die (St. Louis, MO: Reedy Press, 2019) 917.7595 K192.

     Concannon, Mark: Mettle & Honor: Wisconsin Stories from the Battlefield (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc., 2018) 355.00922 C744.

     Warner, Edward S.: The Employment of Seamen for Services Aboard American Vessels in the Great Lakes Commercial Trade Under Sail (Place of publication not identified: Association for Great Lakes Maritime History, 2014) 387.5 W281E.

     Ambruster, Kurt E.: Orange Cars West: The Milwaukee Road’s Olympian and Columbian (Antioch, Illinois: Milwaukee Road Historical Association, 2018) 385.09797 A727C.

     Prigge, Matthew J.: Damn the Old Tinderbox: Milwaukee’s Palace of the West and the Fire that Defined an Era (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019) 977.595 P952.

     Pellet, C. Roger: Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company (Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2018) 623.8245 P388.

     Reiherzer, Lee: Winnebago County Beer: A Heady History (Charleston, SC: American Palate, A Division of the History Press, 2019) 663.4209 R362.

     Kline, Kathleen Schmitt: People of the Sturgeon: Wisconsin’s Love Affair with an Ancient Fish (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2018) 597.42 K654.

     Morris, Daniel C. E.: Wenthe-Davidson Engineering Co.: 75 Revolutionary Years: 1941-2016 (Marengo, IL: Walsworth Publishing Company, 2016) 671 M875.

     Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer. Fiftieth Anniversary of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (Milwaukee, WI: Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 1940) 284.177595 E923.

     Clintonville (Wis.): Park and Recreation Committee. City of Clintonville Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, -2023 (Menasha, WI: East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, 2018) 790.09775 C642 2019 2023.

     Hawkins-Oatis, Gloria J.: A Glimpse of Milwaukee’s Bahai History (Milwaukee, WI: 1998) 297.87 H394.

Larson, Bradley G.: All the Hometown Boys: Wisconsin’s 150th Machine Gun Battalion in World War I (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2019) 940.41273 L334.

     Revolinski, Kevin: Best Hikes Milwaukee: the Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls (Guilford, CT: FalconGuides, 2019) 917.7594 R454.

      Stamm, Paul Douglas: The Stamm/Stam Families of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI: Stamm, 2019) 929.20973 S783.

     Jensen, John Odin: Stories from the Wreckage: A Great Lakes Maritime History Inspired by Shipwrecks (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019) 917.704 J547.

     Magee, Brenda: The Milwaukee Mile (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2015) 796.720975 M191. 
     Young, Henry Falls: Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry (Madison, WI: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2019) 973.7475 Y727.

     Maher, Jill Rothenbueler: Milwaukee County’s Oak Leaf Trail: A History (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2019) 977.595 M214.

The Milwaukee Anthology, edited by Justin Kern (Cleveland, OH: Belt Publishing, 2019) 977.595 M6628.

     Roberts, Gary Boyd: The royal Descents of 900 Immigrants of the American Colonies, Quebec : or the United States: Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2018) 929.70973 R6440 2018 V1-V2.

     Apps. Jerold W.: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Wisconsin: Nature’s Army at Work (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019) 333.7 A652.

     Faust, Gordon: Wisconsin and Korea’s Forgotten Victory: 1950-1953 . . . and after (Waunakee, WI: Gordon Faust, 2016) 951.9042 F267.

     Wittman, Scott: Lost Fox Cities (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2019) 977.56 W832.

     Spieler, Christof: Trains, Buses, People: an Opinionated Atlas of US Transit (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2018) 388.4 S755.

     Godfrey, Linda S.: Weird Wisconsin: Your Travel Guide to Wisconsin’s Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets (New York: Sterling Pub. Co., 2012) 977.5 G583 2012.
May 2019
     Sturdevant, Christopher; Cold War Wisconsin (SC: The History Press, 2018) 977.5043 S395.

     Kruski, Jason; A Guide to Chicago and Midwestern Polish-American Genealogy (Baltimore, Maryland: Printed for Clearfield Company by Genealogical Publishing Company, 2018) 929.10720438.

     Jung, Patrick J.; The Misunderstood Mission of Jean Nicolet: Uncovering the Story of the 1634 Journey (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2018) 910.92 J952.

     Simms, Muriel; Settlin’: Stories of Madison’s Early African American Families (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2018) 306.8508996.

     Levitan, Stuart D.; Madison in the Sixties (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society, 2018) 977.583 L666M.

     Cicchini, Michael D.; Anatomy of a False Confession: The interrogation and Conviction of Brendan Dassey (Lanham,Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018) 345.775 C568AN.

     Frank, Aaron P.; Harley-Davidson Story: Tales from the Archives (Minneapolis, Minnesota: Motorbooks, an imprint of the Quarto Group, 2018) 629.2275 F828H.

     Caragelo, Lori; The Adoption and Donor Conception Factbook: the Only Comprehensive Source of U.S. & Global Data on the Invisible Families of Adoption, Foster Care & Donor Conception (Palm Desert, CA: Access Press, 2018) 362.734 C262 2018.

     Raymond, Stuart A.; Tracing Your Roman Catholic Ancestors: a Guide for Family and Local Historians (Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Books, 2018) 929.1072 R268.

     Withuhn, William L.; American Steam Locomotives: Design and Development, 1880-1960 (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press; Pflugerville, TX: Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc., 2019) 625.2610973 W824.

     Kasparek, Jonathon; Proxmire: Building of the Senate (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2019) 92 P9695K.

     Spears, Darick; The One Love Project (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: 21st Century Shakespeare Publishing, 2018) 927.873 S738.

     Chandler, Kurt; With the Wind at His Back: the Charmed and Charitable Life of Donald Baumgartner (Dexter, Michigan: Cedar Forge Press, 2018) 92 B3477C.

     Revolinski, Kevin; Wisconsin’s Best Beer Guide: a Travel Companion (West Branch, Michigan: Thunder Bay Press, 2018) 641.23 R454 2018.

      Spoolman, Scott; Wisconsin Rocks! A Guide to Geologic Sites in the Badger State (Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2018) 557.775 S764.

     Bikers’ Guide: Official Harley-Davidson Motor Company 115th Anniversary Publication (Milwaukee, WI: VIST Milwaukee, 2018) 629.2275 B594 2018.
     Reblando, Jason; New Deal Utopias (Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2017) 770 R292. 
February 2019
   Rae, Charlotte; The Facts of My Life (Albany, GA: Bear Manor Media, 2015) 927.973 R134A.

   Timko, Stephen M.; Milwaukee Road Power: In Color, Vol. 2, The Final 25 Years 1961-1986, Freight Covered Wagons and Second Generation Roadswitchers (Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2014) 385.065 T583M V2.

   Timko, Stephen M.; Milwaukee Road Power: In Color. Vol. 1, The Final 25 Years 1961-1986, Passenger Units, Switchers and First Generation Roadswitchers (Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2014) 385.065 T583M V1.

   Stout, Greg; Milwaukee Road: Through Passenger Service: In Color, Vol. 1, 1941-1965 (Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2013) 385.262 S884 V1.

   Hodges, Heidi; Hidden History of Sturgeon Bay (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2018) 977.563 H688.

   Lardinois, Anna; Milwaukee Ghosts and Legends (Charleston, SC: Haunted America, A Division of The History Press, 2018) 133.109775 L322.

   Stout, Greg; Milwaukee Road: Through Passenger Service: In Color. Vol. 2, 1966-1977 (Scotch Plains, NJ: Morning Sun Books, Inc., 2014) 385.262 S884 V2.

   Wall, Ed; Unethical: Life in Scott Walker’s Cabinet and the Dirty Side of Politics (Mineral Point, WI: Little Creek Press, 2018) 320.9775 W187.

   Zavatsky, Michele; Kids Love Wisconsin: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring “Kid-Friendly” Wisconsin: 500 Fun Stops & Unique Spots (Powell, OH: Kids Love Publications, 2017) 917.75 Z394 2017.

   Baehr, Carl; From the Emerald Isle to the Cream City: A History of the Irish in Milwaukee (Chicago, IL: Everything Goes Media, 2018) 977.595 B138.

   Schroeder, John H.; The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee: the First Sixty Years, 1956-2016 (Milwaukee, WI: UWM Foundation, 2018) 378.77595 S382.

   Epperson, Amanda The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree in Scotland (Cincinnati, OH: Family Tree Books, 2018) 929.1 E644.

   Apps, Jerold W.; Simple Things: Lessons from the Family Farm (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2018) 630.9775 A652SI.

   Haddad, Diane; Family Tree Factbook: Key Genealogy Tips and Stats for the Busy Researcher (Cincinnati, OH: Family Tree Books, an imprint of F+W Media, 2018) 929.1 H126 2018.

   Steven, Michael E.; The Making of Pioneer Wisconsin: Voices of Early Settlers (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2018) 977.503 S845.

   Berry, Kenyatta D.; The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy (New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing, 2018) 929.1072 B534.