Results tagged with 'paul geenen'
Published March 29, 2014
In his books, community activist and author Paul Geenen has homed in on important, hyper local subjects, like the heyday of the Bronzeville neighborhood, the diversity of Sherman Park and the story of Gimbels and Schuster's department stores. His latest book for The History Press, "Civil Rights Activism in Milwaukee: South Side Struggles in the `60s and `70s," is the result of a special request.
Published Dec. 9, 2012
For some folks in your life, there's nothing that says Happy Holidays like the gift of a good book. And if that book is about Wisconsin, even better, right? Here are some Sconnie stocking stuffers for the Badger on your list.
Published Nov. 25, 2012
As the holiday season dawned last year, author Michael Lisicky conjured the heyday of Milwaukee's Downtown shopping culture with "Gimbels Has It!." Now, the same publisher has issued Paul Geenan's "Schuster's & Gimbels: Milwaukee's Beloved Department Stores," which charts the course of Brew City's two legendary retailers and recounts their eventual merger.