Tag: Lizzie Kander

19th Century Girl Satirizes the 2016 Candidates: Lizzie Black Kander Valedictorian Speech—“When I’m President” (June 28, 1878)

By Sharon Levy, Intern In June of 1878 a young woman graduated as valedictorian from East Side High. Her name was Lizzie Black. She’s more commonly known in the Milwaukee Jewish community by her married name—Lizzie Kander, the founder of… Read More

Publication Day! No Jokes about it!

April 1, 1901 is the day that the Settlement Cook Book was published. The cookbook appeared in numerous editions, but here is the story of the first.

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