History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Businesses - Retail Establishments

 
Ramie's Adult Books and Novelties
Location: 730 N. 2nd St., Milwaukee

Opened:
Closed:

approx. 1971
approx. 1974
Clientele:

Books, Gifts
Male / female

 

 
       
 

Ramie's Adult Books and Novelties advertised the first several years that the 'GPU News' was published. They wrote a "Feedback" letter to the magazine at that magazine's 1-year anniversary thanking the magazine for increasing its business.

According to research by histrorian Michail Takach, 'Ramie's' was originally located at 8th & Wisconsin, later relocating to 715-723 N. 3rd Street, and then to 730 N 2nd Street-- at which time 'GPU News' was printing. He has located a single photo of Ramie's, when it was located in the Towne Hotel building.

More information about this business is welcomed from anyone who can contribute it.

Advertisement, July 1972
(this ad appeared in GPU News from
mid-1972 until late 1972)
 
Advertisement, May-June 1973
(this ad appeared in GPU News from
Dec-1972 thru July-1973)
 
Advertisement, May 1973
(this ad appeared in GPU News from
October-1973 thru June-1974)
 
 


Photo of Ramie's when located in
Towne Hotel as "Ramie's Joint"
 


First Advertisement,
July 1972 issue of 'GPU News'
(this ad appeared in GPU News from
mid-1972 until late 1972)
 


'Feedback' letter to GPU News
for October 1972 issue, their first anniversary of printing
 

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