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Toward a Better Life America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words--from Ellis Island to the Present

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ISBN-10: 1616143940

ISBN-13: 9781616143947

Edition: 2011

Authors: Peter Morton Coan, Barry Moreno

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prometheus Books, Publishers
Publication date: 9/20/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 379
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.430

Dawna Kaufmann (Los Angeles, CA) is an accomplished true crime journalist whose work has been heralded by law enforcement and the media. She is also an award-winning producer and writer.Peter Morton Coan (New York, NY) is the award-winning author of Ellis Island Interviews: In Their Own Words, the definitive work on the Ellis Island immigrant experience, along with two other books and numerous articles.

Foreword: Immigration In The Golden Era
Preface
Introduction
ellis Island-Era Immigrants 1892-1954
Faye Lundsky, Russia, 1898
1900s
Patricia Fitzgerald, Ireland, 1907
Betty Dornbaum, Romania, 1909
1910s
Sister Mary Tesar, Austria, 1914
Giacomo "Jack" Ubaldi, Italy, 1918
1920s
Bertha Renner Zeichner, Austria, 1920
David Saltman, Scotland, 1922
1930s
Renata Nieri, Italy, 1930
Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austria, 1938
Johannes von Trapp
1940s
Paul Lark, Yugoslavia, 1940
Aniela Szeliga, Poland, 1949
America's New Immigrants 1954-2010
1950s
Ava Rado-Harte, Hungary, 1956
Steve Keschl, Austria, 1957
Jacques Pepin, France, 1959
1960s
Iris Gomez, Colombia, 1960
Andri Soltner, France, 1961
Emilio Estefan, Cuba, 1968
1970s
Stella Dushats, Russia, 1977
Arlane Daguin, France, 1977
Pastor Jim Macnee, Canada, 1979
1980s
Jorge Munoz, Colombia, 1980
Dr. MuratTuzcu, Turkey, 1985
Jacques Torres, France, 1988
1990s
Cesar Millan, Mexico, 1990
Carlos Escobar, Mexico, 1996
Golly Ramnath, Trinidad, 1998
2000s
Kiril Tarpov, Bulgaria, 2000
Sister Christine Feagan, American born
Dream Act Students
Marie Gonzalez, Costa Rica, 1991, Westminster College
Martine Kalaw, Congo, 1985, Hamilton College and Syracuse University
Tarn Tran, Germany, 1989, University of California-Los Angeles and Brown University
Afterword
Appendix: Statistics: Immigration By Country and by decade, 1890-2010
Index of dates
Index of names and subjects