A rural Italian community in Cumberland

Biggest farm Italian colony in this state

Italian immigrants began settling in large numbers in Wisconsin in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. While many settled in cities, others established ethnic communities in rural areas like Cumberland, in Barron County.

Related Topics: Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
20th-Century Immigration
Creator: Milwaukee-Wisconsin News
Pub Data: Milwaukee-Wisconsin News. 27 January 1924.
Citation: "Biggest farm Italian colony in this state." Milwaukee-Wisconsin News. (27 January 1924); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1359; Visited on: 8/4/2021