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A description of the early Polish immigrants to Wisconsin, 1901

Polanders in Wisconsin


Polish immigrants began coming to Wisconsin in the mid-nineteenth century though the largest numbers came in the early part of the twentieth century. In 1901, around 200,000 Polish Americans lived in Wisconsin. In this brief article, Tomkiewicz describes some of the causes of Polish immigration and provides some general impressions of the Poles in Wisconsin.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
19th-Century Immigration
20th-Century Immigration
Creator: Tomkiewicz, John W.S.
Pub Data: In 1901 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Company, 1902, 148-152.
Citation: Tomkiewicz, John W.S. "Polanders in Wisconsin." In 1901 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. (Madison, Wis.: Democrat Printing Company, 1902: 148-152); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1346; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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