More Than a Beer Baron: The Fascinating Life of Capt. Frederick Pabst

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index_pabst.gifKnown for his famous Blue Ribbon beer, Frederick Pabst was a complex man who rose from humble beginnings in rural Germany to dine with the leaders of the American Gilded Age. Learn more about the brewing empire that put Milwaukee on the map, as well as Pabst's other pursuits which ranged from horse breeding to art collecting, and his many philanthropic endeavors. Materials in Milwaukee Public Library's Rare Books Collection showcase the various aspects of the Captain's legacy, especially his civic pride in acquiring one of the world's largest autograph albums for the benefit of his community. Join John Eastberg, author of The Pabst Mansion: An Illustrated History and Pabst Farms: The History of a Model Farm for this fascinating presentation on one of the most revered men in Milwaukee's history.

Location: Central Library's Krug Rare Books Room
Time: Saturday, June 16th, 2012 from 2 P.M. to 4 P.M.
Other Information: Seating is limited. Please call the Art, Music & Recreation
Department at (414) 286-3071 to register.

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