LA CROSSE HISTORY
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THE LA CROSSE AREA'S HISTORY, DIGITIZED

Health & Healthcare


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Subject:
Lutheran Hospital (La Crosse, Wis.), Volunteer Services Dept.
Volunteer workers in hospitals, Wisconsin, La Crosse.
Creator:
Morgan, Jane A.
Description:
The purpose of this study was to measure the cost effectiveness of the Volunteer Services Department of La Crosse Lutheran Hospital, La Crosse, Wisconsin. The study consisted of the application of four formulae used to measure the department's cost-effectiveness in terms of: 1) Analyzing the cost of volunteer hours to the hospital. 2) Assessing the dollar value of volunteer hours to the hospital, and the return on the hospital's annual investment in the volunteer department budget. 3 ) Assessing the percentage of income accrued through volunteer activity in hospital shops. 4) Establishing the value of three selected volunteer services: a) Volunteer Escort Service, b) Mail & Flower Delivery, c) Volunteer Office Support Staff.
UW-L Seminar Paper
Subject:
College students -- Health and hygiene -- Wisconsin -- La Crosse
University of Wisconsin Student Health Center -- La Crosse -- History
Creator:
Berquam, L. M.
Description:
The purpose of this research was to provide a chronology of the university of Wisconsin-La Crosse Health bCenter, address the changes it has witnessed and suggest recommendations for the future of its status. the need for this research resulted from concerns pertaining to the increase in student enrollment and the budget cuts instituted for the Health Center operation. The research illustrated three era's of the Helath Center's progress, the three era's examined were 1918-1970 when the Health Center was first instituted, 1970-1978 when the Health Center was in the Grandview Building, and finally 1978-present when the Health Center was housed in the basement of Whitney Center.
UW-L Seminar Paper
Description:
Charles Conrad was a La Crosse area resident for his whole life, born in the late 1800s and growing up on a farm just outside of the city. In his interview, he discusses subjects like: his ancestry, Indigenous peoples, education, family life, working at a saw mill and grocery store, religion, movie theaters, the Red light district, Prohibition, clamming, the Klu Klux Klan (KKK), Black families, racism, early doctors and home remedies, and the Great Depression.
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Author:
Wisconsin Public Television
Subject:
La Crosse (Wis.)--History
Creator:
David Hestad
Carol Larson
Wisconsin Public Television
Wisconsin Historical Society
Description:
Wisconsin Hometown Stories: La Crosse is a movie available in streaming video and transcript that follows the evolution of the city at the junction of the Mississippi, Black and La Crosse Rivers from its earliest days to the present. Also available here are links to teacher resources, an interactive map and gallery of the 1867 birdseye view of La Crosse, and a short history of La Crosse written by Michael Goc. This was produced through a partnership of the Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Historical Society.