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No. 126 November - December 2003

Cover
A 1951 Holiday Season Advertisement from Jos. Schlitz Brewing Company Don Bishop

Features
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin: Brewing Beer in a small Wisconsin Town John Smallshaw 11
The Marriage of Beer and Baseball Bob Skilnik 20

Vignettes
Early Beer Signs on Real Photo Card cards Vic Kroll 7
Surfin in the USA: Website dedicated to Historic American Breweries and their Collectibles Bob Skilnik 10
Labelology: Beaver Dam Labels Bob Kay 16
Tap Handles: The Overlooked Collectible Bill Mahaffey 18
On the Bookshelf: Goldcrest 51 Beer: Finest Beer you ever Tasted Ken Flemmons 24
On the Bookshelf: Beer Advertising Memorabilia Herb & Helen Haydock 24
On the Bookshelf: The American Brewery - From Colonial Evolution to Microbrew Revolution Bill Yenne 24
On the Bookshelf: Mom & Pop Saloons Michael A. Pollack & Richard A. Penn 24
On the Bookshelf: The Drink Beer, Get This Diet: A Low Carbohydrate Approach Bob Skilnik 25
On the Bookshelf: The Brew master Table, Real Beer with Real Food Garrett Oliver 25
On the Bookshelf: Antique Trader Bottle Identification & Price Guide Michael A. Pollack 25
On the Bookshelf: Glass A-Z David Shortwell 25
On the Bookshelf: Ed's Trade Mark Series #1 Beer Ed Burns 25
Valuing Breweriana: What's it Worth? Bob Skilnik 27

Departments
ABA People, Places and Things 2
The World of Beer Edward W. Johnson 23
Back Roads 26
ABA Exchange Reports 31
Upcoming Breweriana Events 31
The Brewery Browse 33
ABA Coaster Source Scott Reich 36
ABA Label Source Shannon King 37

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Volunteers Inventory Museum Items Stan Galloway 2
Educating Public on Breweriana Wins Ribbons at Fair Don Bell 6







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