Waclaw Kruszka, A History of the Poles in America to 1908, Part I (Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1993), 46; John Gurda, Centennial of Faith: The Basilica of Saint Josaphat, 1888-1988 (Milwaukee: Basilica of St. Josaphat, 1989), 9-11; John Gurda, The Making of Milwaukee (Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical
 Easttown, last accessed May 4, 2017. Note that unlike the other ethnic festivals, there is no entrance fee.
 For a concise overview of the French Revolution, see William Doyle, The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford [U.K.]: Oxford University Press, 2001); see also Bastille Day—14th July, france.fr, http://www.
 Ron Winkler, Bay View (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2011), 21; John Gurda, The Making of Milwaukee, 3rd edition (Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 2006) 114; Bernhard C. Korn, The Story of Bay View (Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1980), 52-53; Frederick I. Olson. “Suburbanization: The Bay View and Residential Models,” in Trading
 Harry H. Anderson, “Recreation, Entertainment, and Open Space: Park Traditions in Milwaukee County,” in Trading Post to Metropolis: Milwaukee County’s First 150 Years, ed. Ralph M. Aderman (Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1987), 258; Milwaukee Sentinel, February 21, 1932; William George Bruce, History of Milwaukee, City and County, vol. 1 (Milwaukee: S.J.
 Priscilla Pardini, 75 and Still Singing: Bel Canto Chorus (Milwaukee: Bel Canto Chorus, 2006), 2-4.
 Pardini, 75 and Still Singing, 3.; “Ambitious Program by Festival Singers,” The Milwaukee Journal, October 20, 1940, accessed March 30, 2015, https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1499&dat=19401020&id=z7RQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=qiIEAAAAIBAJ&pg=4288,2235363&
 Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. A Master Plan for the Town of Belgium, 2020, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin (Waukesha, WI.: Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, 2000), 3.
 Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. A Master Plan for the Town of Belgium, 3.
 Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. A Master Plan for
 This entry draws from Jesse Gant and Nick Hoffman, Wheel Fever: How Wisconsin Became a Great Bicycling State (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2013). In Wheel Fever, we consider Milwaukee the epicenter of Wisconsin bicycling not only because the first velocipede ride occurred there in 1869, but also because it served
 Ralph Luedtke, “The Story of Billie the Brownie,” accessed September 2, 2015.
 “Christmases Past: Billie the Brownie and Milwaukee’s Children,” Children in Urban America Project, accessed September 1, 2015.
 “Beanie the Brownie,” Milwaukee County Historical Society, http://www.milwaukeehistory.net/artifacts/online-collections/billie-the-brownie-collection/beanie-the-brownie/, accessed September 2, 2015, now available https://milwaukeehistory.net/research/artifact-collections/
 James J. Cooke, Billy Mitchell (Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc., 2002), 1-6; Alfred F. Hurley, Billy Mitchell: Crusader for Air Power (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), vii-2; Joseph Lloyd Croteau, “Billy Mitchell: Author of an Air Power Geo-Political Theory?,” (Master’s thesis, Chapman College, 1980), iv-v.
 John Braun’s brewery was listed as the Cedar Brewery in the 1847 City Directory, and as the City Brewery in the 1848 City Directory. Blatz kept the City Brewery name until 1859, when it was listed as the Valentine Blatz Brewery. Milwaukee City Directory, 1847-1859
 The Milwaukee Junior League terminated its formal sponsorship of the BloodCenter in 1954 to pursue other projects. “Blood Center Director Will Be Honored,” The Milwaukee Sentinel, April 6, 1949, 11; BloodCenter of Wisconsin, “A History of Advancing Patient Care,” accessed July 1, 2013; “League Leaves Blood Center, Eyes New Job,” The Milwaukee Sentinel, May 11, 1954, 1.
 Arena Highlights, BMO Harris Bradley Center website, last accessed May 26, 2017. This entry was posted on August 18, 2018 and updated on June 27, 2022.
 Naming Rights to its main entrances were sold to Miller Lite, Northwestern Mutual Life, Kohl’s Department Stores, and Potawatomi Bingo Casino; see Don Walker, “MMAC, BMO Harris Bradley Center Sell Naming