Meet Speaker Wade Olsen

Wade Olsen

Our On-Demand package includes more than 50 pre-recorded lectures from around the world and will be available for viewing in July. Wade Olsen will talk about:

German‐Bohemian Immigration: Why They Left Their Homeland and Where They Settled in the United States

Learn about German‐Bohemian immigration from the Austro‐Hungarian Empire. The focus will include reasons why people left their homelands, including economic conditions, family size and inheritance, land availability, and military service requirements.


Wade Olsen is President of the German Bohemian Heritage Society based in New Ulm, Minnesota. He is a Historian, Speaker, Genealogist and Tour Director. Owner of Travel Wade, a tour company focused on tours to central Europe. His specialty is German Bohemian ancestry, designing tours and bringing people to explore the lands of their ancestors.


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