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The early Jewish history of LaCrosse
La Crosse county historical society: early Jewish settlers
The first Jewish settler in LaCrosse arrived in 1845, after a six-day journey overland from Prairie du Chien. Other families followed, including many who escaped Germany after the 1848 revolution that brought so many non-Jewish Germans to Wisconsin. This short article reviews the first four decades of Jewish settlement in LaCrosse, from records kept by the earliest congregation and social service groups.
Immigration and Settlement|
|Pub Data:||La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press, Jan. 22, 1933|
|Citation:||Hershheimer, H.J. "La Crosse County Historical Society: Early Jewish Settlers " La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press, Jan. 22, 1933. Online facsimile at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1326; Visited on: 8/21/2014|