Businesses in the History of the LGBT Community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Retail Establishments
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Name Address Opened Closed note
Afterwords Bookstore & Expresso Bar 2710 N. Murray 1993 name changed to Outwords Books
Beck's Books 753 N. Plankinton 1975c 1978c
Designing Men 1200 S. 1st 1995 2002
J&R Bookstore 27th & Wells 1973c 1976c
Lib Bookstore 601 N. 5th 1975c 1977c
OutWords Books, Gifts & Coffee 2710 N. Murray 1993 name previously Afterwords Bookstore
Paradise Books & Video 225 N. Water St. 1974c 2003
Pillar to Post (cards etc.) =Madison, 309 State St. 1982c 1985c2003
Pure Pleasure Bookstore =Madison, 116 King St. 1974c 1977c
Pure Pleasure Bookstore =Oshkosh, 13 Washington Ave. 1974c 1977c
Rhubarb Bookstore 1618 W. Wells 1972c 1977c
Sister Moon Feminist Bookstore 1625 E. Irving 1972c 1980c
Telephone House 2nd + National 1984c 1986
Thinking Of You 147 N. Broadway 1981 1987


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