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The economic and agricultural riches of La Crosse, 1904

La Crosse, Wisconsin: The Gateway City A City of Great Enterprises, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed


This 31 page tract is good example of early 20th century civic ┐boosterism.┐ It includes a short overview of the social life and features paragraph-length descriptions of businesses, businessmen, and professionals. It is illustrated with photographs and woodcut images and has an index at the back.

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Related Topics: The Progressive Era
Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
The Rise of Skilled Manufacturing
20th-Century Immigration
Creator: Unknown
Pub Data: La Crosse, Wis.: Spicer & Buschman, 1904?
Citation: La Crosse, Wisconsin: The Gateway City A City of Great Enterprises, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed. (La Crosse, Wis.: Spicer & Buschman, 1904?); Online facsimile at:  http://murphylibrary.uwlax.edu/digital/lacrosse/LaxGateway/000100
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