A history of UW- La Crosse

First Seventy Years: A History of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1909-1979


This is the most comprehensive history of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse, which began in 1909 as the State Normal School-La Crosse. Arrangement is roughly chronological and subjects covered include the establishment of the university, faculty and administrative governance, student life, impact of war on the university, and student protests in the 1960s and 1970s.


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Creator: Gilkey, George
Pub Data: La Crosse, Wis.: The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Foundation, Inc., 1979.
Citation: Gilkey, George. First Seventy Years: A History of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1909-1979. (La Crosse, Wis.: The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Foundation, Inc., 1979); Online facsimile at:  http://murphylibrary.uwlax.edu/digital/uwl/Gilkey/; Visited on: 10/31/2014
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