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The Library houses many extensive special collections in its archives. These finding aids describe MPL’s special collections. Not all of the Library's special collections and archival materials currently have finding…
Forty years ago today, Richard Nixon announced his resignation as the 37th president of the United States in a speech on August 8, 1974.
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Information from Gale publications on over half a million well-known people from historical times to the present.
For more than 20 years, from the 1960s until the 1980s, librarians at the Milwaukee Public Library clipped hundreds of recipes from the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel. These recipes were heavily used at Ready Reference to answer telephone questions relating to various recipes. Before recipes were readily available on the internet, someone in the Milwaukee area looking for a particular recipe or cooking technique would call Ready Reference.
These clipped recipes form the nucleus of the Historic Recipe File digital collection. Many of Milwaukee’s favorite foods appear in the recipes in this collection. This collection provides a fascinating glimpse into the local and ethnic foods that were popular in Milwaukee from as long as 50 years ago.
This digital collection is a work in progress and additional recipes will continue to appear here as they are converted into digital files. If you have questions about the recipes in this collection, please contact MPL’s Business & Technology Department at (414) 286-3051.
Gluten-free recipes intended to help maintain a healthy body and mind and reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
Modern vegetarian and vegan dishes that everyone will love and show readers how to actually build dinner parties.
A guide through the planning, cooking, and, of course, rejoicing in the year's most celebrated events.
In over 200 recipes, Jessica Fisher shows budget-conscious cooks how they can eat remarkably well without breaking the bank.
Taste the local cuisine of Mallery's fictional town of Fool's Gold, and share in a year's worth of seasonal recipes.
This book is packed with recipes suitable for everything from big family dinners to lavish cocktail parties to romantic dinners for two.
Over seventy dessert recipes crafted by the celebrity pastry chef.
Mediterranean recipes designed for the slow cooker, including Cornish game hens, garlic lamb, and wild mushroom risotto.
A celebration of the feasts and flavors of the Middle East, North Africa, Spain.
20 recipes for egg-free cookie doughs that can be safely eaten raw or incorporated into other recipes.