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The "High Life" of Milwaukee's Frederick Miller

Magic of brewer's art led Frederick Miller to Menomonee Valley and fame


In the 1930s, the Milwaukee Sentinel published a series of colorful articles on prominent brewers and breweries entitled "When Milwauke Meant 'Beer' to the Whole World." This installment looks at the life of Frederick Miller, founder of the Frederick Miller Brewing Company, from its origins in 1855 through prohibition. The author even describes the development of the Miller "High Life Girl."

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Brewing and Prohibition
Creator: Mickelsen, Gunnar
Pub Data: Milwaukee Sentinel. 24 January 1932.
Citation: Mickelsen, Gunnar. "Magic of brewer's art led Frederick Miller to Menomonee Valley and fame." Milwaukee Sentinel (24 January 1932). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1193; Visited on: 4/19/2014
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