Odd Wisconsin Archive
And You Think You're Under-employed?
Dateline: Watertown, Wis. 1848. When Karl Marx fled to London to write Das Kapital, other persecuted German intellectuals landed in Dodge County, Wis., and did whatever they could to survive. It's nice to know that today's taxi-driving PhD's had predecessors in small-town Wisconsin. Read the story in Wisconsin Local History & Biography Articles.
:: Posted in Odd Lives on January 12, 2004