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Author Werner, Emmy E.

Title Passages to America : oral histories of child immigrants from Ellis Island and Angel Island / Emmy E. Werner
Edition First edition
Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 177 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents Passing through Ellis Island -- First in line : child immigrants from the British Isles -- From the pale of settlement to the golden land -- The Italian bambini -- St. Olaf's children from Scandinavia -- Survivors of the Armenian genocide -- German immigrant children during the Great Depression -- Escape from Hitler's Third Reich -- Europe's displaced children come to the United States -- The paper sons of Angel Island -- Risk and protective factors in the lives of immigrant children -- From sojourners to citizens
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Angel Island Immigration Station (Calif.)
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Immigrant children -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1597976342 (electronic bk.)
9781597976343 (electronic bk.)