History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Businesses - Bars and Clubs

 
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Wreck Room building circa 1983
Souvenier Cards


1970's
 
Advertisement, August 1972
showing front end of car which is
actually mounted in the Wreck Room back room
 
Advertisement, May 1973
Silver Star M.C., Event ad
November 1975
4th Anniversary advertisement, 1976
(from GLIB magazine issue 1, August 7, 1976)
1980-1985
 
12th Anniversary button, 1984
Advertisement, March 1984


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Wreck Room Income Tax party, 1984
(InStep vol 1 issue 7)
Photo spread, centerfold:
Wreck Room Classic Softball Tournament #6, 1984
(InStep vol 1 issue 10)

 
Wreck Room's Kevin shining shoes of
Sister Soliciation Slut, 1984
(InStep vol 1 issue 11)
HIT bowling tourney reception at Wreck Room, 1984
(InStep vol 1 issue 15)

 
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Photos: Circus-Circus party at the Wreck Room
(July-Aug 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 15, pg 18)
Ad: Milwaukee Mixed Gay Chorus performing at Wreck Room
(July-Aug 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 15, pg 19)

 
Photos: Wheel of Fortune at the Wreck Room
(July-Aug 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 15, pg 34)
zoom: top photos
bottom photo
Ad: Wreck Room 13th Anniversary
(July-Aug 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 15, back cover)

 
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Ad: Wreck Room's Wheel of Fortune
(Sept-Oct 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 19, pg 16)
Ad: Mr. Wreck Room contest
(Sept-Oct 1985: InStep vol 2 issue 19, pg 17)

 
1986-1989
 
Wreck Room Classic softball, 1986
(InStep vol 3 issue 2)
Dames at Sea, 1986
(InStep vol 3 issue 5)

 
Beach Party, 1986
(InStep vol 3 issue 9)
Sock Hop, 1986
(InStep vol 3 issue 13)

 
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Wreck Room article, 1986
(InStep vol 3 issue 20)
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Opening of the Saloon,
September 1988



Wreck Room Ad, January 1989
Wreck Room Saloon ad, January 1989



 
1990-1995
 
Blockparty/ Anniversary,
August 1991

 



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Advertisement, February 1992
Bim & Company performance, May 1992


Advertisement, 1993
(InStep vol 10 issue 7)
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Advertisement, early 1994
Logos in use, early 1994


Chain and tags given at 21st Anniversary (1993);
Add-on tag given at 22nd and final anniversary (1994)
Wreck Room building in 2004


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Building renderings for proposed 2017 remodeling:
Main rendering
Building renderings for proposed 2017 remodeling:
Southwest view (main entrance)
Building renderings for proposed 2017 remodeling:
Ground floor plan
Building renderings for proposed 2017 remodeling:
North elevation view
 

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