William Bramwell Sizer Diaries
Milwaukee County Police Department
These diaries are a mixture of work and family affairs of William Bramwell Sizer. William was on the Milwaukee Police Department and a member of the Sherman Street Methodist Episcopal Church, later transferring their membership to Kingsley Methodist Episcopal Church and died in 1916. The diaries give a pretty good view of life in the years involved. The diaries were given to me for presentation on this site by family members see contributors page.
New building, rear 1424 Center. New Building 25th and Concordia.
New building, 2101 Center.
Fred Sinnar, Keefe Ave. between 23rd and and 24th. 9 children, oldest 19 yrs., youngest 1 yr. and 4 months old. 4 children are at 1024-26 - 24 1/2 St. with Stoll's family. Others are with neighbors, Adolph Zinner, 15 yrs. old says they have enough provisions for the winter.There are 3 lots with house and barn and $700.00 debts on the place. Mrs. Strelow. 1617 - Hoplins says the children have no clothes to keep them warm.
Icy and snowy walks at: NW cor. 16th and Wright, NW cor. 17th and Write, West side of Teutonia - 3rd lot south of Center, 1 lot between 18th and 119th on Wright, and NE cor. 20th and Wright.