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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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TABLE OF CONTENTS .
Chapter V. The City and County of .3lilwaukee-continued       Page
Milwaukee's Site deliberately Selected …---------------  45
Milwaukee's Natural Advantages --------------------    47
Chicago, Milwaukee, and Green Bay contrasted -----------.  47
The  three  Sections  of  the  city  --------------------------  49
Three Pioneer Leaders and their. Rivalries ------------  Ma
Early Spellings of the Name -___-__    ________________    50
The Boom of 1836 and the Collapse --------------------     651
Great Influx of Immigrants ----------------------------    5Z
Synopsis of Events --__________________________________    53
The Milwaukee and Rock River Canal Project -_______        54
Early Lake Commerce of Milwaukee -___________              58
Imports  and  Exports  ------------5---------------------  5Y
Milwaukee as a Wheat Market --------------------------     60
Magnitude of the Coal Trade ___________________________    63
Receipts of Salt, Hides, Lumber, and Fish _______________  65
Milwaukee and its Transportation Facilities ---------------  66
The Present and Future Harbor --------------------     bs
The Milwaukee River Arm of the Harbor --------     69
The Menomonee Valley Arm ---'-_ ----               70
The Kinnickinnic Arm ---------------------.-       70
Early Land Transportation in and out of Milwaukee --------  72
The Plank Road Period   …--____________       -        73
Milwaukee's Early Railroads …_____________-________-   77
Importance of the C. M. St. P. RR in the Making of
Milwaukee  ------------------________________      80
Milwaukee as a Manufacturing Center --------------------   82
The Period of small Manufacturing Enterprises -------  82
Manufacturing in 1850 ------------------------     84
Manufactures of 1859 -------------------------     8b
Growth of Manufacturing, 1860-70 --------------    87
Growth of Manufacturing, 1870-80 ------------      89
The Period of Large Industries ---------------------   90
Conditions in 1889 ---------------------------     90
The  Decade  of  1890-99  -------------------------  91
A Decade of Rapid Growth, 1900-09 -------------    92
Growth  from   1910-19  -------------------------  94
Evolution of Five of Milwaukee's Great Industries ----------  97
Flour   M illing  …----------------------------------- …8
Malt Liquors _________________________________    _   101
Slaughtering and Meat Packing ---------------------   103
Leather Tanning ----------------------------------    106
Iron and Steel Products …________________ …ill
Expansion of the Iron and Steel Industries …----------  114
Institutions of Higher Learning in Milwaukee ----------   116
Suburbs  of  M ilwaukee  ---------------------------------  iis
W est   A llis  ---------------------------------------  118
South Milwaukee ---------------------------------     118
Cudahy -----------------------------------1------      18
Wauwatosa     … ---------_-_-_----------------_____--  120
North Milwaukee e --------------------------------    120
Agriculture in Milwaukee County ------------------------…120
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