Milwaukee Brewers' Association Records, 1883-1894

Summary Information

Title: Milwaukee Brewers' Association Records
Inclusive Dates: 1883-1894

  • Milwaukee Brewers' Association
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 142

Quantity: .4 cubic ft. (1 box)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

This collection contains a general journal (1883-1894) and a general ledger (1883-1894) from the Milwaukee Brewers' Association. These volumes document the close relationship between several Milwaukee brewery owners, who committed to their community through philanthropic donations to local charities benefiting the poor or ill. They also gave money to religious, political, cultural, and educational organizations. Some of the more popular recipients included Turnverein Vorwaerts, Liegel, Milwaukee Infants House, St. Rosa's Orphanage, the Thirteenth Ward Catholic Church, and the Working People's Reading Club.

Language: English

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