Wauwatosa Library program

I was able to present a program on my book at the Wauwatosa Public Library on Sept. 25, 2012. This is my hometown library, and I was thrilled to see so many former neighbors, classmates and co-workers there. Thanks to Cathy Breitenbucher for server as staff photographer on this one! And thanks to everyone who... Continue Reading →

And yet more pictures

I've got all sorts of images I can put on this site. I've already added some of the houses that Buddy Schumacher and his family lived in, as well as some of the sights one might see in The Village, Wauwatosa's downtown area. There's much more, a lot of which I'll have to scan in.... Continue Reading →

Pictures of Wauwatosa

I've started posting photos of Wauwatosa areas that relate to the story of Buddy Schumacher's disappearance and murder. The first ones I posted concern the area where Buddy was headed when he disappeared ... the ominous-sounding Blackridge, an area that the Wauwatosa Fire Department used to flood in the 1920s and 1930s for use as... Continue Reading →

Image update

I just got permission to publish some newspaper reprints from 1925 in the book. We'll have some images from the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel. Thank you! As you can see from the News Coverage photo gallery on this site, the Milwaukee papers devoted a lot of coverage to this case.These images are really going... Continue Reading →

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