History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Print Media - Escape

Wisconsin's Escape magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 5, Number 6 -- March 26, 1982
Cover image: Jon-Henry Damski, editor and writer for Escape



Ad for Your Place bar
(Page 2)

Masthead + cover info: photo of Wayne Bernhagen, Jon-Henri Damski, and unknown.
(Page 3)

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Ad: Birthday party for Jon-Henri Damski
(Page 5)

Legally Speaking: Coming out
(Page 6)

Gay Community at UWM sponsors "Gay Day";
Ad for The Phoenix
(Page 7)

Photos: BallGame 8th anniversary party
(Page 8)

Ad: Tie contest at M&M
(Page 9)

Think Pieces column, Jon-Henri Damski
(Page 10)

Hot Buns contest at The Factory
(Page 11)

Think Pieces column (concl.)
(Page 12)

Ad: Parkway Theatre: The Class of 84
(Page 13)

Photos: The BallGame anniversary show
(Page 14)

Ad: Second Story Emporium
(Page 15)

Speaking Sports column, by Tom Salszeider: Saturday Softball Beer League status report
(Page 16)

Ads: BJ's Bar, and Two Doors South retail store
(Page 17)

Musically Speaking column, by Kim Zweibohmer
(Page 18)

Ads: Rod's bar (Madison), and Paradise Books
(Page 19)

AB 70 and Leon Rouse
(Page 20)

Advertisement: Ron Geiman transfers his enslavement as manager of The Factory to Erin Criss
(Page 21)

AB 70 and Leon Rouse (cont.)
(Page 22)

AB 70 and Leon Rouse (cont.)
+ Advert. for Beer Garden
(Page 23)

AB 70 and Leon Rouse (cont.)
+ Advert. for This Is It
(Page 24)

Ad: Levi's 501 Jeans
(Page 25)

Photo: Club 219's Beach Ball Party +
Ad: Club Milwaukee Baths
(Page 26)

Ad: Thinking of You on Broadway retail store/ gift shop
(Page 27)

Medically Speaking: Chuck Poulson
(Page 28)

Ad: Club 219 April Fools Day Party
(Page 29)

Escapes: Calendar of bar events
(Page 30)
Ad: The Ram, Chicago adult bookstore
(Page 31)
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Ad: Windjammer Cruises
(Page 33)
Photo: "This Is It" bar St. Pat's Day Party
+ Ad: 1101 West (Appleton)
(Page 34)
Ad: The Unicorn baths, Chicago
(Page 35)
Daily Calendar
(Page 36)
Daily Calendar
(Page 37)
Daily Calendar +
Ads: M&M, and Niko's bar
(Page 38)
Daily Calendar
(Page 39)
Submission form for Classified ads
(Page 40)
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Bar Map of Milwaukee
(Page 43)
Bar Guide +
Ad: 1st Street bar
(Page 44)
Guide, Bars and Organizations
(Page 45)
Ad: Escape newspaper
(Page 46)

Ad: The BallGame
(Page 47)

Ad: The Wreck Room
(Page 48)


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Credits: this edition courtesy of Jerry Johnson collection;
page design and format by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: April-2008.