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Hunters, Loggers & Bootleggers: 130 Consecutive Years & Counting By Tom Hutchison
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It started in 1885 when an adventurous young farmer from New London, Wisconsin, trekked north by rail to become a lumberjack. A love of the woods and waters near Florence, Wisconsin, would become a... More > family tradition that continues to this day. More than just the places have been the people who are memorable—the relationships of caring, sharing and love that have developed between family members, neighbors and friends from all walks of life. And the stories—from the logging and hunting camps near Florence to the tales of farmers and bootleggers who hailed from New London—have been passed down from generation to generation. Many of the stories were passed on by my dad, Alton E. Hutchison, to whom this book is dedicated. He was the second generation lumberjack and hunter and leader of “Hutch’s Gang.” And, as he would say at the conclusion of each story…“It’s the truth, by God!”< Less
The Chicago Connection By john swift
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A teenager in Prohibition Chicago, haunted by disasters, breaks all his childhood vows of clean living and becomes a minor hoodlum. When he tries to recapture his dreams with a feisty former... More > classmate, she says first quit the mob. He discovers that one doesn’t just quit the mob and live to tell about it; he must find another way out.< Less
The Chicago Connection By john swift
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A teenager in Prohibition Chicago, haunted by disasters, breaks all his childhood vows of clean living and becomes a minor hoodlum. When he tries to recapture his dreams with a feisty former... More > classmate, she says first quit the mob. He discovers that one doesn’t just quit the mob and live to tell about it; he must find another way out.< Less
Humble Roots: Earl and Caroline By Lona Root Haskins
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An epic of a poor humble family’s survival. A poignant portrayal of a beautiful woman from the northern Wisconsin countryside and a man from the city who met at the end of World War I, fell in... More > love and married. It is about raising a large family in sometimes destitute situations, and about how alcoholism affected their life, the failures of Prohibition, and a father driven to desperate measures. It is about their hard work ethic, and how finally owning property gave them a new determination to make something of their life. You will be transported back to a time of country life before electricity, indoor plumbing, washing machines, or tractors, through the years of the Great Depression and the Dustbowl, and about how the Works Project Administration rescued families from a life of total poverty, about the emergency shipyards of World War II providing a living wage to unskilled laborers, and a family apart, with life in a logging camp, and the building of a new town.< Less
Humble Roots: Earl and Caroline By Lona Root Haskins
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An epic of a poor humble family’s survival. A poignant portrayal of a beautiful woman from the northern Wisconsin countryside and a man from the city who met at the end of World War I, fell in... More > love and married. It is about raising a large family in sometimes destitute situations, and about how alcoholism affected their life, the failures of Prohibition, and a father driven to desperate measures. It is about their hard work ethic, and how finally owning property gave them a new determination to make something of their life. You will be transported back to a time of country life before electricity, indoor plumbing, washing machines, or tractors, through the years of the Great Depression and the Dustbowl, and about how the Works Project Administration rescued families from a life of total poverty, about the emergency shipyards of World War II providing a living wage to unskilled laborers, and a family apart, with life in a logging camp, and the building of a new town.< Less

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