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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                        v
Chapter VI. County and City of Waukesha                       Page
Geographic Reasons for selecting the Site of Waukesha_---  123
Other Settlements in the County ----…--________________   123
The Growth of Waukesha -___________     ____________      124
Development of Transportation Routes -------------------  124
Influence of the Location of Waukesha County upon its De-
velopm ent  --------------------1-------------------  125
Growth of Waukesha after 1860 ------------------------    126
Development of the County as a whole -------------------  126
Waukesha from 1890-1920 ___________________________-_     127
Oconom owoc  -----------------------------------------     131
Incorporated Villages of Waukesha County --------------   132
Agriculture in Waukesha County ------------------------   132
T he   Soil  ----------------------------------------  133
General Farm Conditions ---------------------------   134
The Chief Crops ---------__--_----------------        134
Live  Stock   Raising  --------------------------------…136
Chapter VII. The City and County of Racine
Racine County ----------------------------------------    138
Settlement…-… ________________---                     139
Transportation ------------------------------------    140
Agriculture …--------…----------------------------    140
The City of Racine -______________________                142
Origin of the Name -_____________________                 142
Indian Occupancy ----------------------                   142
Natural  Conditions  ------------------------------------  142
Selecting the Site of the future Racine --------------------  143
Early Conditions ______________________________           144
The  Boom   and  the  Collapse  ------------------   ---------  144
Three Stages In the Growth of Racine --------------------  147
Early Difficulties due to the.Lack of a Harbor ------------  148
Agitation for a Harbor ---------------------------------  148
A Harbor provided by local Efforts ----------------------  151
Character of early Lake Traffic ------------------------  15Z
The Importance of Wheat Shipments ---------------------   153
Progress after 1850 --------                              154
The Port of Racine from 1860 to 1880 -------------------  165
The Port since 1880 ---------------____________________   166
Present Importance of the Harbor -----------------------  158
Manufacturing Industries of Racine.---------------------  161
The Beginnings of Large Industries ----------------   162
Manufacturing,  1850  to  1860  ---------------------------  163
Growth between 1860 and 1870 --------------------     :64
Growth between 1870 and 1880 ---------------------…   166
Rapid Expansion between 1880 and 1900 -------------   166
Manufacturing from 1900 to 1920 -------------------   168
Racine   in   1920  --------------------------------- ------  171
Character of the Manufactures ----------------------  171
Burlington  ---------------- -      __________________-    175
Early Importance of the Woolen Industry ------------  175
The Railroads give a new Impetus ___________________- 177
Incorporated Villages of Racine County ------------------  17S


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