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Description: Castle Garden Emigrant Agency poster advertising railroad travel rates for emigrants.
Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Home Front
Date: 1858 ca.
Description: Fastest three mast immigration boat that held 335 passengers. A relatively new boat, everything was polished and furnished in the finest (fashion?) when Ho...
Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
Description: Cover of a 31-page pamphlet promoting Wisconsin to German immigrants, which translates to read "Wisconsin. An Account of the Population, soil, climate, Com...
Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.
Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: Crowd gathered at Chicago & St. Louis Railroad Station to see off a colony of emigrants from Chicago who planned to settle in Colorado on a tract of land p...
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.
A Short History of Wisconsin
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