The character and activities of Bohemian immigrants, 1901

Our Bohemian Population


Bohemian immigrants did not settle in Wisconsin in large numbers until the late nineteenth century. The name Bohemia refers to a historical region in central Europe that is today the western and middle thirds of the Czech Republic. This short article discusses the reasons for Czech (or Bohemian) immigration and provides some sweeping generalizations about overall character of the immigrants.


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Creator: Vlach, J.J.
Pub Data: In 1901 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Company, 1902, 159-162.
Citation: Vlach, J.J. "Our Bohemian Population." In 1901 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Company, 1902: 159-162); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1345; Visited on: 9/1/2014
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