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Old World Wisconsin - a historic site
A Short History of Wisconsin
Date: 1886-02-28 ca.
Description: Aboard the emigrant ship "The Tuisko." Passengers meet on the deck on nice days for storytelling, watching whales and sea life, playing cards and dominoes....
Date: 1874-01 ca.
Description: Interior of a coach on an emigration train to the west.
Description: U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor Naturalization service form 2203, Declaration of Intention for Antoni Plichta filled out in Cook County, Illinois.
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...
Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.
Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immmigration.
Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The Emigranten Office at King and Webster Streets. The Emigranten was published here in the 1850s and 1860s.
Description: Blue cover design of an official report entitled "Wisconsin. What It Offers to the Immigrant".
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