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

The geography and economic development of southeastern Wisconsin. Chapter I. Introduction,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (830.0 KB)


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4         GEOGRAPHY OF SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN
Racine still makes use of the lake to a certain extent, but lake
transportation is a minor factor in the business life of the city.
In the case of Kenosha it is a still smaller factor. Of the
seven cities which are not on the lake shore and are not im-
mediate suburbs of Milwaukee, only Waukesha-which has ex-
cellent railway facilities-is having a noteworthy industrial
growth. Many of the villages are smaller than they were a
generation ago, and the rural population is scarcely holding
its own.
Burlington, Delavan, Flkhorn, Lake Geneva, Oconomowoc, Whitewater,
and Waukesha.


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