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Whitbeck, R. H., 1871-1939 (Ray Hughes) / The geography and economic development of southeastern Wisconsin
(1921)

Table of contents,   pp. [iii]-[viii] PDF (1.1 MB)


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Introduction  ----------------------------------------------      1
Chapter IL Physical Features and Climate of Southeastern Wisconsin
Geology of the Region ---------_-______          -           5
The  Glacial  Period  ------------------------------------  .  6
The Origin of Lake Michigan ---------------------------      8
Lake Michigan in the Past -------------__--______--         1!
Recession of the West Store of Lake Michigan -------------  VI
G lacial  D eposits  --------------------------------------  16
Effects of the Drift Deposits on Drainage ------------------  16
Influence of Physical Features on Economic and Social Con-
ditions  ------------------------------------------     18
Influence of Geographical Conditions upon Agriculture ------  18
Climate …-,--------                                         20
Chapter III. Mineral Products
Lim estone  -------------------------------------------…24
Sand and Gravel -__________________--_                      25
C lay  - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - -- - -
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M ineral  W ater  ---------------------------------------   28
(capter IV. Influence of Lake Michigan
Cheaper Coal from the East ----------------------------     30
Eastern and Western Wisconsin ------------------------      31
Lake Ml3ohlgan and the early Development of Wisconsin ----  31
Lake Transportation and early Industries -----------------  32
Contrasts in the Economic Development of the Michigan and
Wisconsin Shores of Lake Michigan ____________ … , ___  33
Fruit  Grow ing  ------------------------------------   33
Summer Resorts ----------------------------------       35
Population and Industry ---------------------------     35
Lake  Commerce  -----------------------------------     38
Development of Manufacturing ----------------------     38
Conclusion  ------------_______________________         38
Chapter V. The City and County of Milwaukee-continued
The early Fur Trading Posts ---------------------------     41
The Site of Milwaukee ---------------------------------     41
Milwaukee Bay -----------------------------------       42
The  Inner  Harbor  --------------------------------    44
Residence  Sections  …------------------------------- 4…
Geographical Elemants in Milwaukee's Situation ____     45


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