Sticks, Straw, and Mud: Jewish Settlers in the Upper Midwest

Schwartz HomesteadWhat: Sticks, Straw, and Mud: Jewish Settlers in the Upper Midwest
When: October 17, 2016 through January 27, 2017
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Gallery
Hours: The gallery is open during business hours at Elmer L. Andersen Library

The lure of land and a new, prosperous life brought many immigrants to the far reaches of the Upper Midwest territories.

This exhibit explores not only the universal perils of frontier homesteading, but the challenges of doing so as a religious and cultural minority, which ultimately shaped the successes and failures of these Jewish pioneers.

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