Susan Stuart Goodrich Frackelton Book at MOWA


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The Voices of Friends Concerning John Plankinton, Milwaukee’s Foremost Citizen, The Father of the West Side. With the Accompaniment of Illuminations by St. Frackelton, 1911.

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“And so, it is strange that my thought of him in all the passing years should be of a man, simple and self-effacing strong to achieve, to conquer, to upbuild, yet gentle as a woman, sweet natured as a child, kindly, considerate, and charitable to the verge almost of prodigality.” – Charles King*

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This is the extremely elegant clasp along the edge of the binding to secure the book when closed.

*King apparently didn’t hang out with real women and children. Just sayin’.

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