Welcome to the digital bibliography of the Encyclopedia of Milwaukee. Affectionately called the EMKE DigBib, this resource can help you locate publications and resources related to the history of Milwaukee, its surrounding area, and the broader topics of study covered in our entries.
The EMKE DigBib is a digital companion to our spinoff print project, the Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee, published in 2014 by Marquette University Press. The 344-page Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee contains citations for more than 2,000 works relating to the history of the Milwaukee area, organized into nineteen topical chapters. The EMKE DigBib includes the contents of the “For Further Reading” lists at the ends of the EMKE entries and new work that has been published since 2014. The EMKE DigBib is organized into the same topical areas used in the Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee and can be filtered according to these areas, much like our image library. With a few exceptions, the EMKE DigBib does not duplicate the contents of the Bibliography of Metropolitan Milwaukee. We encourage you to consult both the EMKE DigBib and the Bibliography of the Metropolitan Milwaukee for resources that can help answer your research questions and further your understanding of Milwaukee and its nearby communities.
The EMKE DigBib will be periodically updated as future scholarship is released. If you are the author of or know about a book or article relating to the history of Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, or Washington County that is not included, please let the EMKE editors know using the “Contact Us” link.
Albano, Laurie Muench. Milwaukee County Parks. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2007.Categories: Natural Environment, Recreation and Leisure
Ali, Barbara J. 101 Things to Do in Milwaukee Parks: A Guide to the Green Spaces in Milwaukee. n.p.: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Allen, Kevin. Star-Spangled Hockey: Celebrating 75 Years of USA Hockey. Chicago: Triumph Books, 2011.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Allen, Kevin. USA Hockey: A Celebration of a Great Tradition. Chicago, IL: Triumph Books, 1997.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Anderson, Harry B. “Milwaukee’s Tennis Heritage.” In First Annual Tennis Classic Sponsored by Marquette University and UWM. n. p., December 1975.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Anderson, Harry H. “Recreation, Entertainment, and Open Space: Park Traditions in Milwaukee County.” Trading Post to Metropolis: Milwaukee County’s First 150 Years, edited by Ralph M. Aderman. Milwaukee: Milwaukee County Historical Society, 1987.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Apps, Jerry. Ringlingville USA: The Stupendous Story of Seven Siblings and Their Stunning Circus Success. Madison, WI: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 2005.Categories: Biographies, Recreation and Leisure
Ashby, LeRoy. With Amusement for All: A History of American Popular Culture Since 1930. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2006.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Baggot, Andy. Robin Yount: The Legend Lives On. Milwaukee: Milwaukee Brewers Publications, 1995.Categories: Biographies, Recreation and Leisure
Baranowski, Shelley, and Ellen Furlough, eds. Being Elsewhere: Tourism, Consumer Culture, and Identity in Modern Europe and North America. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2001. DOI: 10.3998/mpub.16478Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Bennett, James T. They Play, You Pay: Why Taxpayers Build Ballparks, Stadiums, and Arenas for Billionaire Owners and Millionaire Players. New York: Springer, 2012.Categories: Recreation and Leisure, Social and Economic Conditions
Benter, Michael D. The Badgers: Milwaukee’s NFL Entry of 1922-1926. Haworth, NJ: St. Johann Press, 2013.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Bergman, James John. “From River Street to Every Street.” Master’s thesis, Marquette University, 1984.Categories: Recreation and Leisure, Social and Economic Conditions
Bieterman, Jane. The Milwaukee Press Club. Milwaukee: WMVS/WMVT, 1999. Film.Categories: Media and Communications, Recreation and Leisure
Brooke, Michael. The Concrete Wave: The History of Skateboarding. Toronto: Warwick Publishing, 1999.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Brophy, Bill. Shot and a Goal: The Tradition of Wisconsin Badger Book. East Lansing, MI: Vision Sports Management Group, 1998.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Buege, Bob. Borchert Field: Stories From Milwaukee’s Legendary Ballpark. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2017.Categories: Architecture and the Built Environment, Recreation and Leisure
Buege, Bob. The Milwaukee Braves: A Baseball Eulogy. Madison, WI: Douglas American Sports Publications, 1988.Categories: Recreation and Leisure
Bungert, Heike. “Demonstrating the Values of ‘Gemüthlichkeit’ and ‘Cultur’: The Festivals of German-Americans in Milwaukee, 1870-1910.” In Celebrating Ethnicity and Nation: American Festive Culture from the Revolution to the Early Twentieth Century, edited by Geneviève Fabre, Jürgen Heideking and Kai Dreisbach, 175-193. New York, NY: Berghahn, 2001.Categories: Race and Ethnicity, Recreation and Leisure
Calhoun, Paul. “Lure of the Ring.” Milwaukee Magazine. August 1995: 52-59.Categories: Recreation and Leisure