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Description: Cover of a brochure in German for Wisconsin immigration.
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...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: The Emigranten Office at King and Webster Streets. The Emigranten was published here in the 1850s and 1860s.
Description: Scene from Poale Zion Chasidim, an Americanization pageant held in the Milwaukee auditorium to welcome Milwaukee's new citizens.
Date: date unknown
Description: A colored advertising card that was issued by the Land Department of the Wisconsin Central Railroad in order to promote the sale of railroad-owned land in...
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...
Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'
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....
Description: Norwegian language Board of Immigration publication promoting Wisconsin.
Description: Jane Addams holding an open book, surrounded by immigrant children.
Description: Cover of a pamphlet, printed in German, advertising land for sale in Wisconsin.
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: 2003 ca.
Description: Emigration trunk on the porch of the Old Place on the Quinney farm.
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