In November of 2012, John
Schoenknecht wrote a series of articles for the WAUKESHA
FREEMAN newspaper, about the history of the ‘Cardinal Attic’.
Cardinal Attic, opened in 1943, was a place created by teens, for
teens which was run by teens. Thousands of Waukesha kids spent their
free time at the Attic with their friends - dancing, studying and
The series received a large amount of comment and
positive responses from the readers.
The series of articles and over 50 photos (many were
not printed in the original series) have now been published in a 39 page
high quality book.
WHAT’S SHAKIN’ AT THE ATTIC?
“The Favorite Gathering Place of Waukesha Area High
School Students 1943-1978”
Is now available in limited quantities for
$9.95 plus $2.30 shipping, from the Publisher, Bill
Please send your check: Payable to Bill Schley
for $12.25 to
P.O. Box 91
Hartland, WI 53029
You can also use PayPal, It’s
There’s no fee to send money when you link a bank account or use
your PayPal balance.
Have questions? Call
Visit our Website http://www.wschley.com/Attic/index.htm
Thanks to the Waukesha Freeman for
allowing us to share these wonderful memories with everyone.