Belgian-American Research Collection

Belgian-American Research Collection


Northeastern Wisconsin is home to one of the country's largest concentrations of Belgians. The largest wave of immigration of Walloon-speaking Belgians occured in the 1850s. This collection focuses primarily on rural Walloon settlement and contains oral history tapes, photographs, manuscripts, and government records.


Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Various
Pub Data: University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Citation: Belgian-American Research Collection. University of Wisconsin. Online facsimile at:  http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/BelgAmrCol; Visited on: 10/31/2014
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