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.


Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
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: 8/31/2014
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