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A Polish immigrant recalls coming to Milwaukee as a boy in 1868

Braved Hardships to Build Homes Here

In this article, Casimir Rozmarynowski recalls his transatlantic crossing in 1868 and difficulties getting settled in Milwaukee's then-young Polish community. The author of the article also reviews the founding of the city's Polish neighborhoods and their growth through the early 20th century.

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Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: anonymous
Pub Data: Milwaukee Journal, June 18, 1933.
Citation: "Braved Hardships to Build Homes Here." Milwaukee Journal, June 18, 1933. Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 4/23/2014
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