Index of Reference Books within Sussex-Lisbon Area Historium Library

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Reference Book and Magazine Library Index

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 08/15/2015 

    Editor’s Note: This page and its’ link pages will contain various reference books, and Magazines concerning the Sussex-Lisbon area, Waukesha County, the State of Wisconsin, and General historical books. Titles will be found here.

These books and magazines are available at the SLAHS Depot Museum for research, contact historian Fred Keller or Curator Mike Reilly, to determine when museum personnel would be available to assist.

    Some may also be available at the Pauline Haass Public Library; or other local libraries contact the Reference Librarian.


SLAHS Reference

Book and Magazine Library

available in Sussex-Lisbon Area Historium

Genealogy

Ancestry, magazine, Google for Family Historians, Sept-Oct 2004, Vol 22, No. 5., MRR

Ancestry, magazine, 10 Tips for Your Library Visit, Nov-Dec 2004, Vol 22, No. 6., MRR

Ancestry, magazine, I’ve Been Working on the Railroad, May-June 2005, Vol. 23, No. 3, MRR

French – Canadian & Acadian Genealogy, Allen County Public Library, 04,2003, 8 pgs stapeled., MRR

GC, Genealogical Computing: A Quarterly Journal, Fall 2001, vol 21.2 (Digitizing your Audio Archive, The 2001 family History Software Directory)., MRR

The German-American Heritage, ed. Irene M. Franck, 1989, ISBN 0-8160-1629-1, hc, 152 pgs., MRR

In Search of Your German Roots – A complete Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors in the Germanic Areas of Europe, by Angus Baxter, United Germany ed., 1991, ISBN 0-8063-1311-0, pb, 116 pgs., MRR

Handy Book for Genealogists, ed. by George B. Everton, Sr., 6th ed., 1971, pb, 298 pgs., MRR

The Irish-American Heritage, by David M. Brownstone, 1989, ISBN 0-8160-1630-5, hc, 130 pgs., MRR

Irish in Wisconsin, by David G. Holmes, 2004, ISBN 0-87020-346-0, pb, 92 pgs., MRR

In Search of Your European Roots, A Complete Guide to Tracing Your Ancestors in Every Country in Europe, by Angus Baxtur, ISBN 0-8063-1446-x, 2nd printing 2nd edition, 1995, pb, 292 pgs., MRR

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor, by Bertram Hawthorne Groene, 4th ed., ISBN 0-89587-123-8, hc, 130 pgs., MRR

Unpuzzling Your Past, A Basic Guide to Genealogy, 3rd ed., by Emily Anne Croom, ISBN 1-55870-396-9, pb, 180 pgs., MRR

Virtual Roots: A Guide to Genealogy and Local History on the World Wide Web, by Thomas Jay Kemp, 1997, ISBN 0-8420-2718-1, pb, 279 pgs., MRR

 

Sussex-Lisbon-Lannon Area

1944 – A year in the life of a sixteen year old boy on a small Midwestern town during World War II, by R. H. Mawhiney, D. C., 2005, ISBN 0-931764-01-10, 74 pgs, pb, FHK

Calico’s Country Cats, written by Ruth Craine Lembke, signed by author, purchased from author by FHK Sept 1982, LCCN 82-80861, 1982, 64 pgs, hc, FHK

Telephone Directory, August, 1963; Menomonee Falls, Germantown, Sussex; Area Code 414; pb, 168 pgs, RH

 

Reference – Waukesha, County of

Carroll College: The First Half Century, 1846-1946, by Ellen Langill, 1980, ISBN 0-916120-06-6, 223 pgs, hc, FHK

The Farm Journal Illustrated, Rural Directory of Waukesha County

, 1918-1923, hc, 256 pgs., MRR

Following The Trail, by Stephen K. Hauser & Jean R. Stackpole, sponsored by the Elmbrook Historical Society, story of Blue Mound Road and its history, 1998, 144 pgs, hc, FHK

Looking Back – A Pictorial History of Waukesha/Waukesha County, editor David Ball, 1996, 128 pgs, hc, MRR

Prairie Farmer’s Home and County Directory of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, 1927-28, hc, 283 pgs., MRR

The Green Road and Duplainville Area, by Mildred Wiedeman, September 1992.

Reference –

Milwaukee, County & City of

Byron Kilbourn and the Development of Milwaukee, by Goodwin Borquist and Paul C. Bowers, Jr., ISBN 0-938076-15-9, 2001, 192 pgs, pb, MRR

Development of the Labor Movement in Milwaukee, by Thomas W. Gavett, LCCN 65-155011965, 256 pgs, hc, MRR

History of Milwaukee, 1881, Vol. 1, reprint, From Pre-historic Times to the Present Date, Embracing a Summary Sketch of the Native Tribes, and an Exhaustive Record of Men and Events for the Past Century; Describing, the City, Its Commercial, Religious, Educational and Benevolent Institutions, Its Government, Courts, Press, and Public Affairs; and Including Nearly Four Thousand Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Citizens, 811 pgs, hc, MRR

History of Milwaukee, 1881, Vol. @, reprint, From Pre-historic Times to the Present Date, Embracing a Summary Sketch of the Native Tribes, and an Exhaustive Record of Men and Events for the Past Century; Describing, the City, Its Commercial, Religious, Educational and Benevolent Institutions, Its Government, Courts, Press, and Public Affairs; and Including Nearly Four Thousand Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Citizens, 811 pgs, hc, MRR

Living with History – A guide to the preservation standards for historically designated houses in Milwaukee, by Paul Jakubovich, 1997, 116 pgs, pb, MRR

Milwaukee General Ordinances, 1906, compiled and codified by Carl Runge, City Attorney, 762 pgs, hc, MRR

The Milwaukee Journal – The First Eighty Years, by Will C. Conrad, Kathleen F. Wilson, Dale Wilson, 1964, LCCN 64-19175, 232 pgs, hc, MRR

The Milwaukee Journal – An informal chronicle of its first 100 years, 1882-1982 Centennial, by Robert W. Wells, 1981, hc, 490 pgs. , MRR

Milwaukee Landmarks, by Richard W. E. Perrin, F. A. I. A., 1968, 109 pgs, pb, FHK

The Milwaukee Story – The Making of an American City, by H. Russell Austin, copyright 1946 by the Journal Company, 219 pgs, hc, FHK

Old Milwaukee – A Historic Tour, In Picture Postcards, by Gregory Filardo, 2nd printing December 1988, ISBN 0-911572-73-2, 121 pgs, pb, FHK

A Short History of Milwaukee, by William George Bruce, 1936, 249 pgs, hc, (2 copies), FHK

Reference – Wisconsin, State of

Alluring Wisconsin – The Historic Glamor and Natural Loveliness of an American Commonwealth, by Fred L. Holmes,has Sesquicentennial Sussex post office station cancellation stamp,1937, green cover, 480 pgs, hc, FHK

Alluring Wisconsin – The Historic Glamor and Natural Loveliness of an American Commonwealth, by Fred L. Holmes, 2nd printing February 1938, red cover, 480 pgs, hc, FHK

America’s Great Circus Parade – Its roots…its revival…its revelry, by C. P. “Chappie” Fox, ISBN 0-89821-111-5, 1993, 166 pgs, pb, MRR

Backroads of Wisconsin – Your Guide to Wisconsin’s Most Scenic Backroad Adventures, text by Martin Hintz, 2002, ISBN 0-89658-513-1, 160 pgs, pb, MRR

Circus in Wisconsin, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxx, Jan No. 3, 1977, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Coming Home to Wisconsin, by Robert E. Gard, ISBN 0-88361-084-1, 1982, 222 pgs, pb, MRR

Distinguished Service’ – The Life of Wisconsin Governor Walter J. Kohler, Jr., by Thomas C. Reeves, 2006, ISBN 0-87462-017-7, 456 pgs, hc, MRR

Down in the Valleys – Wisconsin Back Country Lore and Humor, by Robert E. Gard & Dale O’Brien, 1971, LCCN 73-184641, no page numbers, hc, FHK

Early Wisconsin History, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxxi, Jan No. 3, 1978, pb, 49 pgs., MRR

Economic History of Wisconsin – During the Civil War Decade, by Frederick Merk, second edition 1971, SBN 87020-117-4, 414 pgs, hc, FHK

Empire in Pine – The Story of Lumbering in Wisconsin 1830-1900, by Robert F. Fries, ISBN 0-940475-10-0, 1989, 285 pgs, pb, MRR

The Fur Trade, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxviii, Nov No. 2, 1974, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Haunted Wisconsin, by Beth Scott & Michael Norman, 1980, ISBN 0-88361-082-5, 240 pgs, pb, FHK

The Heritage Guidebook – Landmarks and Historic Sites in Southeastern Wisconsin, by H. Russell Zimmermann, 1989, 2nd ed w/index, ISBN 0-96220-300-9, hc, 424 pgs., MRR

Historic Wisconsin Buildings – a survey of pioneer architecture, 1835-1870, by Richard W. E. Perrin, 1962, 96 pgs, pb, FHK

Historic Wisconsin Buildings – a survey of pioneer architecture, 1835-1870, by Richard W. E. Perrin, 3rd printing 1975, orig pub date 1962, 96 pgs, pb, FHK

History Just Ahead – A Guide to Wisconsin’s Historical Markers, Edited by Sarah Davis McBride, 1999, ISBN 0-87020-317-7, 286 pgs, pb, FHK

The History of Wisconsin, Volume II, The Civil War Era, 1848-1873, by Richard N. Current, 1976, 659 pgs, hc, MRR

The History of Wisconsin, Volume V, War, a New Era, and Depression, 1914-1940, by Paul W. Glad, 1990, 642 pgs, hc, MRR

Irish in Wisconsin, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxxi, Mar No. 4, 1978, pb, 49 pgs. , MRR

It Happened Here – Stories of Wisconsin, by Margaret G, Henderson, Ethel Dewey Speerschneider and Helen L. Fersuev, 5th printing 1965, 266 pgs, hc, FHK

John Richards – The Hill and The Mill, story of the Watertown Octagon House and the families, by Sylvester L. Quam, LCCN 84-090553, 1984, hc, signed by author, MRR

My Land, My Home, My Wisconsin – The Epic Story of the Wisconsin Farm and Farm Family from Settlement Days to the Present, by Robert and Maryo Gard, LCCN 77-82213, 1978, 97 pgs, pb, Note: has listing of Century Farms in Waukesha County, MRR

One-Room Country Schools – History and Recollections from Wisconsin, by Jerry Apps, ISBN 0-942495-53-5, 1996, 228 pgs, pb, [2] copies, [1] signed by author, MRR

Oshkosh – past and present, by Oshkosh Rotary Club, 1976, 133 pgs, pb, FHK

Prehistoric Indians, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxviii, Sept No. 1, 1974, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Old World Wisconsin, by Fred L. Holmes, 1944, reprinted 1974, ISBN 0-88361-031-0, hc, 368 pgs., MRR

The Revolutionary Years, 1750-1815, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxix, Sept No. 1, 1975, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Side Roads – Excursions into Wisconsin’s Past, by Fred L. Holmes, 2nd printing 1955, 123 pgs, hc, FHK

Tracing Your Roots, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxxi, Nov No. 2, 1977, pb, 49 pgs., MRR

Travel Historic Wisconsin – A Guide to Wisconsin Historical Markers, by State of Wisconsin along with State Historical Society, pb, 125 pgs., MRR

Westward to Wisconsin, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxxiii, March No. 4, 1975, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Wisconsin Architecture, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxii, Sept No. 1, 1968, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Wisconsin Curiosities, by Michael Feldman and Diana Cook, 2000, ISBN 0-7627-0622-8, pb, 233 pgs., MRR

Wisconsin Death Trip (old photos and newspaper articles), by Michael Lesy, 1973, ISBN 0-385-41215-0, no page numbers, pb, FHK

Wisconsin Folklore, by Walker D. Wyman, 1979, LCCN 79-65323, 96 pgs, pb, FHK

Wisconsin Heritage, by Bertha Kitchell Whyte, signed by author,has Sesquicentennial Sussex post office station cancellation stamp,1954, LCCN 54-7121, 327 pgs, hc, FHK

Wisconsin Lore, by Robert E. Gard and L. G. Sorden, 1st ed, 1962,LCCN 62-12168,368pgs.,hc,contains 1953 Centennial of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin flyer under front cover, FHK

Wisconsin Lore, by Robert E. Gard and L. G. Sorden, 12th printing, Oct 1987, ISBN 0-942802-79-9, pb, 895 pgs., MRR

Wisconsin Pathways to Prosperity, by Shiela Reaves, has Sesquicentennial Sussex post office station cancellation stamp,1988, ISBN 0-89781-236-0, 335 pgs, hc, FHK

Wisconsin – A Story of Progress, by William Francis Raney, Ph.D, 1940, hc, 554 pgs. A readable and up-to-date summary of the growth of Wisconsin since European arrival in 1634 down to the present., MRR

The Wisconsin Story – The Building of a Vanguard State, by H. Russell Austin, revised edition

September 1948, has Sesquicentennial Sussex post office station cancellation stamp,384 pgs, hc,has greeting card from The Milwaukee Company depicting a bird’s eye view of Milwaukee 1853, FHK

The Wisconsin Story – The Building of a Vanguard State, by H. Russell Austin, revised edition November 1976, ninth printing, has Sesquicentennial Sussex post office station cancellation stamp, 650 pgs, hc, FHK

Wisconsin Territorial Days, Badger History, ed. by Howard W. Kanetzke, vol xxvii, Sept No. 1, 1973, pb, 65 pgs., MRR

Wisconsin Traveler’s NEWMONTH, magazine, July/August, 1998, feature article “Wisconsin’s Silos – Towers of History”, 31 pgs, magazine, MRR

Wisconsin Trivia, compiled by Kristin Visser, 1994, ISBN 1-55853-297-8, pb, 192 pgs., MRR

 

Reference – General

America Remembers – Our Best-Loved Customs and Traditions, edited by Samuel Rapport and Patricia Schartle, LCCN 56-12126, 1956, 669 pgs, hc, MRR

The Automobile and American Culture, edited by David L. Lewis and Lawrence Goldstein, ISBN 0-472-08044-x, 1983, 423 pgs, pb, MRR

The Book of American Traditions – Stories, customs, and rites of passage to celebrate our cultural heritage, Edited  with original selections and commentary by Emyl Jenkins, ISBN 0-517-70312-2, 1996, 641 pgs, hc, MRR

A Dictionary of Americanisms on Historical Principles, edited by Mitford M. Mathews, 1966 impression, 1946 pgs, hc, MRR

Drinking in America – A History, the revised and expanded edition, by Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin, 1987, ISBN 0-02-918570-x, 235 pgs, pb, MRR

Everyday Life in Early America, by David Freeman Hawke, ISBN 0-06-015856-5, 1988195 pgs, hc, MRR

Everyday Life in Twentieth Century America,

by John W. Dodds, LCCN 64-18036, 1965, 257 pgs, hc, MRR

The Good Old Days – A History of America’s Morals and Manners as seen through the Sears, Roebuck Catalogs 1905 to the Present, by David L. Cohn and an Introduction by Sinclair Lewis, 1940, 598 pgs, hc, MRR

Good Old Days On The Farm – Treasured memories of life on the farm in those happy days of yesterday, edited by Ken and Janice Tate, 1996, ISBN 1-882138-19-8, 160 pgs, hc, MRR

A History of Steamboating on the Upper Missouri River, by William E. Lass, LCCN 62-14663, 1962, 215 pgs, hc, MRR

House Histories – A Guide to Tracing the Genealogy of Your Home, by Sally Light, Sept 1989, ISBN 0-9614876-1-5, pb, 300 pgs., MRR

The Midwest – A Collection from Harper’s Magazine, ISBN 0-8317-4258-5, 1991, 535 pgs, hc, MRR

I Remember When – Activity Ideas to Help People Reminisce, by Howard Thorsheim and Bruce Roberts, 2000, ISBN 0-943873-17-7, pb, 169 pgs. , MRR

The Slave Community – Plantation Life in the Antebellum South, by John W. Blassingame, 1979, ISBN 0-19-502563-6, pb, 414 pgs., MRR

Tinged With Gold, Hop Culture in the United States, by Michael A. Tomlan, 1992, ISBN 0-8203-1313-0, 273 pgs, hc, MRR

The Ways of My Grandmothers, by Beverly Hungry Wolf, 1990, ISBN 0-688-00471-7, pb, 256 pgs. A young Indian woman records the ancient ways of the women of her tribe, the Blood People of the Blackfoot nation.., MRR

Witnessing America – Book of Firsthand Accounts of Life in America, 1600-1900, compiled and edited by Noel Rae, ISBN 0-670-86400-5, 1996, 556 pgs, hc, MRR

Yearbook of the United States Brewers Association, 1913, with Proceedings of the Fifty-Third Annual Convention held in Atlantic City, N. J., 1914, 311 pgs, hc, MRR

 

Antiques & Collectibles

Avon Collector’s Encyclopedia, Price Guide, Bud Hastin’s, ISBN 1-57432-344-x, 17th Edition, pb, 640 pgs, RH.

Collecting and Care of Fine Art, by Carl David, 1981, ISBN 0-517-542870, 148 pgs, hc, MRR

The Collector’s Guide to Post Cards, by Jane Wood, 175 pgs, pb, MRR

Early American Kitchen Antiques, Book No. 2, by Don and Carol Raycraft, ISBN 0-87069-180-5, 1977, 56 pgs, pb, MRR

Kovel’s Antiques & Collectibles Price List 2006, by Ralph and Terry Kovel, 2005, ISBN 0-375-72099-5, 853 pgs, pb, MRR

A Museum of Early American Tools, by Eric Sloane, 1964, LCCN 64-13741, 108 pgs, pb, MRR

Undiscovered Antiques, by Peter Whittington, 1972, LCCN 73-3004, 135 pgs, hc, MRR

Victorian Antiques – 150 examples of the riches of design in the first industrial age, by Nathaniel Harris, ISBN 0-307-43114-2, 1973, 80 pgs, hc, MRR

Warman’s Antiques & Collectibles, 2010 Price Guide, 43rd edition, edited by Mark F. Moran, ISBN 10-0-89689-807-5, 2009, 800 pgs, pb, MRR