in Wisconsin History
The roots of Milwaukee's Jewish community in the mid-19th century
To publish history of Wisconsin Jews
In a few paragraphs, editor Isadore Horwitz shares some of his research into Wisconsin's early Jewish history. He starts with fur-trader Jacob Franks, who arrived in Green Bay in 1794, and recounts the founding of Milwaukee's first congregation in the mid-1840s.
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|Creator:||Horwitz, Isadore S.|
|Pub Data:||Horwitz, Isadore S. "To publish history of Wisconsin Jews." Milwaukee Sentinel, April 24, 1921.|
|Citation:||Horwitz, Isadore S. "To publish history of Wisconsin Jews." Milwaukee Sentinel, April 24, 1921. Online facsimile at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1328; Visited on: 9/1/2014|