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Immigrants & Migrants


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—Immigrants and Migrants—

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Author:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Program
Subject:
Swords, Donald E -- Interviews
Schmidt, Marie -- Interviews
Oral history
Oral history -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Interviews -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Families -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Neighborhoods -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Sports -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Entertainment events -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
Goosetown (La Crosse, Wis.) -- Social life and customs
Description:
00:00:10 -- Goosetown, 1930s
00:01:30 -- Father's profession, butcher
00:02:00 -- Childhood memories, La Crosse River Marsh
00:04:00 -- Public and private schooling
00:05:15 -- Milk stations
00:05:45 -- Local businesses, 1930s
00:06:40 -- Fruit peddlers
00:07:30 -- Searching for Native American arrow heads, bluffs
00:09:00 -- Childhood chores with grandparents
00:14:45 -- Difference in chores, girls and boys
00:16:45 -- Street car tracks, trolleys
00:18:15 -- Lover's Lane, Forest Avenue
00:19:00 -- Arch lights
00:20:30 -- Family heritage
00:21:00 -- Ethnic neighborhoods, Jewish, German, Norwegian
00:22:15 -- Concordia Aid Society, financial help to communities
00:24:00 -- Ethnic diversity of Goosetown
00:25:15 -- Neighborhood boundaries
00:26:15 -- Concordia Aid Society Events
00:29:15 -- Advancements in construction for UWL, post 1939
00:31:00 -- Job opportunities of Goosetown
00:35:20 -- Societal expectations, 1930s
00:37:00 -- Economic status
00:38:45 -- County Fair, 1930s
00:42:30 -- Leisure activities, 1930s
00:46:15 -- La Crosse Hospital and Nursing Home
00:48:00 -- Healthcare and treatment, 1930s
00:48:40 -- Home remedies of illness
00:51:15 -- Childhood toys and entertainment