Tag Archives: immigrants

Prohibition: A Nation of Immigrants, a Nation of Xenophobes

The anti-German sentiment that accompanied WWI provided the impetus to enact Prohibition. Continue reading

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Trump’s Little Whorehouse on the Prairie

Grandpa Trump: Immigrant, Entrepreneur, Brothel-Keeper Continue reading

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Made by Immigrants

The story of Ybor City, Tampa, Fla. Continue reading

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A Place to Celebrate Immigrants

Between 1892 and 1964 more than 12 million immigrated to the U.S. through Ellis Island. Continue reading

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Descendants of the Silk Strike: Two Book Reviews

Reviews of books by two authors whose grandparents lived through the Paterson Silk Strike. Continue reading

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