Immigrating from Hungary to Langlade County at the turn of the 20th century, the Drab family’s journey was just one of thousands that have shaped Wisconsin history.
Memories of European immigration, the Depression, and the New Deal’s Civilian Conservation Corps are woven into the fabric of this commemorative sham.
A bite of Door County history: a tourist souvenir from Ephraim, Wisconsin reminds visitors of the thriving cherry industry.
Kander was “the Jane Addams of Milwaukee”–a social reformer who wanted Jewish immigrants to Wisconsin to become more American.
At the peak of the cherry industry in the late 1940s and early 1950s, 10,000 migrant workers came to Door County annually to pick cherries.
One of the first Mexican immigrant communities in Wisconsin reveals a story of becoming Mexican-American.
German immigrants helped develop a vibrant musical culture in Wisconsin, influencing musical tastes across America through the late 1800s.
A tattered music recital poster sings songs of Milwaukee’s late-nineteenth century music scene, the women’s movement, and early Mexican immigration to Wisconsin.
One of the first Mexicans to ever call Milwaukee home, Raphael Baez also became one of the city’s most respected musicians.
Settlement houses are usually associated with Protestantism. Lizzie Black Kander’s efforts to assist immigrants came out of American Reform Judaism.