Historical Essay

20th Century Immigration

The History of Modern Immigration in Wisconsin

Discover the economic and cultural changes that brought new immigrants to Wisconsin in the 20th century.

Date: 2004 ca.

Description: Portrait of three Hmong children.

Teach students to conduct oral history interviews with Wisconsin Hmong and how to use oral histories for research

Historical Essay

Hmong in Wisconsin

Bries explanation of Hmong communities in Wisconsin.

Date: 2004-05-07 

Description: Supporters at Bush-Cheney rally. A member of the Hmong community holds a Bush-Cheney sign.


Flower Vendor

Date: 2012 ca.

Description: Hmong gardener kneeling and looking into the camera at the Northside Farmer¬ís Market. She is wearing a white hat, light blue shirt, royal blue apron, green...

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to La Crosse, Wisconsin.


Ethnic Pride Day

Date: 1989-03-19 

Description: Children celebrating their heritage during Ethnic Pride Day at Our Savior's Lutheran Church Hall, 3022 West Wisconsin Avenue. The celebration, which highl...

Date: 1997 

Description: Hmong farm family selling vegetables on Mifflin Street on the Capitol Square at Madison's Farmer's Market.

Speakers Bureau

Shelia Cohen is a WHS Press author and a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau.


Hmong Teens

Date: 2007 

Description: Three Hmong teenagers posing for a group portrait sitting on a bench.

Historical Essay

Appleton, Wisconsin

Outagamie County

Discover the history of Appleton, Wisconsin

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