Poles in Wisconsin

Description

Author Susan Mikos traces the history of Polish immigrants as they settled in America’s northern heartland. The second largest immigrant population after Germans, Poles put down roots in all corners of the state, from the industrial center of Milwaukee to the farmland around Stevens Point, in the Cutover, and beyond. In each locale, they brought with them a hunger to own land, a willingness to work hard, and a passion for building churches.


Included is a first person memoir from Polish immigrant Maciej Wojda, translated for the first time into English, and historical photographs of Polish settlements around Wisconsin.

Specifications
Author: Susan Gibson Mikos
Publisher: The Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Year: 2012
Pages: 134
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