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Frohsinn Singing Society

Through much of the scrutiny and cultural pressure placed on German-Americans in Wisconsin during the First and Second World Wars, the Frohsinn Singing Society, a German-American singing group in La Crosse, met and raised their voices on high.
(written by Hannah L. Weber, Archives intern)   Frohsinn Singing Society, 1907; Nord Stern 50th Anniversary special issue, p. 77 As citizens of La Crosse, Wiscons… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/frohsinn-singing-society/

One Last Drink For The Road

How did La Crosse celebrate the last New Year’s Eve before the Prohibition era took effect on January 16, 1920?
(written by Bill Petersen, Archives Staff) December 31, 1919 was the last New Year’s Eve to be celebrated before the Prohibition era took effect on January 16, 1920. So how did… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/one-last-drink-for-the-road/

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