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Main Title Immigration /
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Author Title of a Work
Deitch, JoAnne Weisman.
Publisher Discovery Enterprises,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 46712857
ISBN 1579600735; 9781579600730
Subjects United States--Emigration and immigration--History--Sources--Juvenile literature. ; United States--Emigration and immigration--History--Study and teaching (Elementary) ; Immigrants--United States--History--Sources--Juvenile literature. ; Immigrants--History--Study and teaching (Elementary)--United States. ; Emigration and immigration--Study and teaching (Elementary) ; Immigrants--Study and teaching (Elementary)
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EHAM DIV DIV 006 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/10/2020
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 56 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 56).
Contents Notes
Uses letters, journals, newspaper accounts, cartoons, and more to tell part of the story of some of the thousands of immigrants who came to America around the turn of the twentieth century. About the series: Reading the historical documents -- Introduction / Dale Steiner -- Statue of Liberty -- Irish Potato Famine -- Ellis Island: Mary Antin's voyage to America -- For some, it was an island of opportunity -- For others, it was an island of tears -- From many lands and for many reasons: Emigration of Rosa Cristoforo? 1884 -- Making a living in a new land: Finding work in the city -- Street vendors -- Leaving the city to find work -- Education helped in job search -- Other ports of entry: Galveston -- Angel Island -- Newspapers helped newcomers adjust to life in the U.S. -- Assimilating: Classic predicament -- Joy of growing up Italian -- Research activities/Things to do -- Suggested further reading.