Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
It used to be that every tavern in town placed advertisements in the local German papers for their brew in late winter and into early spring. This advertisement for Best's Bierhalle special goat-brew dates from the 1850s.
More information can be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bock
Sunday, April 1, 2018
PBS runs all kinds of programming that provides suitable training for genealogy researchers and in an entertaining way: nature programs, classic movies, British mysteries & cops series, Masterpiece Theater specials, even long running BBC comedies like Last of the Summer Wine where the cultural divide between the sexes is not a line, but a brick wall!
Cary Grant gets caught up with 2 genealogists in the classic Arsenic and Old Lace (available in German too!)
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Jewish baker Julius Kohn (1724 Walnut St.) tells his valued customers that his matzos are available again this year and can be purchased at Klingbeil's on State St., Gottschalk's on Chestnut St., P. Welch's on Van Buren St., and at Ph. Weis' butcher shop on Jackson St. Weis was another advertiser of Kosher products in the Milwaukee Herold.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018
A black writer. - John Randolph, a former slave of the well-known John Randolph of Roanoke, has made an announcement in New York about his biography of that extraordinary man with letters, poems, and anecdotes.