Title: La Crosse County Historical Sketches Series ...
Publisher: La Crosse, WI: La Crosse County Historical Society, 1945
Publication Date: 1945
Binding: Soft cover
114 p. This volume comprises a collection of papers written for the society, newspaper articles, reminiscences, etc., about the history of this Wisconsin County. The contents are: reminiscences of his life in Bavaria and La Crosse, Egid Hackner; "The First 'Kindergarten' in La Cross: A Tribute to Miss Mary Williams," Eugene O. Edwards; "La Crosse River History and the Davidsons," H.J. Hirsheimer; "Since the Turn of the Century in La Crosse," Cameron L. Baldwin; old-time kitchens and cooking, Mrs. B.A. Spangler; Christian F. Hoffman, musician, Charlotte Loomis; beginnings of the Salzer Memorial Methodist Church, Emil J. Bernet; dress in early La Crosse, Mrs. Arthur E. Hebberd; Carl Rau, artist, D.O. Coate; a Norwegian immigrant's memories, Mrs. T.S.V. Wroolie; the Humane Society and its successors, Gysbert van Steenwyk; recollections of social welfare work, E.S. Hebberd; the La Crosse County Historical Society and the centennial years, 1941-1942, anon.; "Old First Ward [School] Days," Hirsheimer, Edwards, and Wesley S. Moe, with appendix of teacher and pupil lists. Index. Soft cover, fine but for name of former owner stamped on front free endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 886-CM10-5
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