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2 edition of Catholic immigrant aid societies in New York City 1880-1920. found in the catalog.

Catholic immigrant aid societies in New York City 1880-1920.

George Joseph Hoffman

Catholic immigrant aid societies in New York City 1880-1920.

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (Ph.D.)--St. John"s University, 1947.

The Physical Object
Paginationix, 193 p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22346195M


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The purpose was to visit patients in New York City Hospitals, bringing them necessities, bibles, and the gospel. The collection consists primarily of fiscal records, meeting minutes, donation journals of the organization.

Size: ca. (9 boxes). The Records of the Travelers Aid Society of New York, [Online Catalog] [Finding Aid]. Turns of the Centuries Exhibit > Newcomers This theme in other eras: As for the American Catholic Church itself, it struggled repeatedly to assimilate new immigrant groups and cultures.

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Short Articles, Continued "Jewish Socialism in Eastern Europe: A Bibliography," Jewish Socialist Critique (Fall l). Book and Film Reviews Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America, by Kenyon Zimmer, H-Net, January Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way, by Hasia Diner, Shofar.

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Immigrant groups formed vibrant societies and organizations to ease the transition to their new home. Examples included Italian workmen’s clubs, Eastern European Jewish mutual-aid societies, and Polish Catholic Churches. Newspapers published in dozens of languages.

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Rodriguez - Trias went on to lead the New York City Department of Public Health, helping to bring national attention to the devastation caused by HIV and AIDS among inner city mothers and children.

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Immigrant Health and the Public Schools: A Discussion of Public School Reform in New York City, By Carolyn Rothman Yale College Between andNew York City’s simultaneous industrial boom and immigrant influx created deplorable living conditions for its ethnic poor.

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Also newly active was a group of secret anti-Catholic societies, including the United Order of Deputies, with fifteen thousand working-class members, who demanded that employers discharge all Catholics.

By far the leading anti-Catholic organization was the American Protective Association, founded in Clinton, Iowa in by attorney Henry F. Guest Speaker, Eldridge Street Project, New York City, November 9, “The Schooling of Immigrant Jewish Girls on New York’s Lower East Side at the Turn of the 20th Century.” Guest Speaker, History Teachers Institute, New York Council for the Humanities, held at Wells College, Aurora, NY, J "Going to America, Going to.

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"An excellent book, one that provides a full and fascinating account of this New York City neighborhood during the Progressive era The book successfully integrates the development of the Village's ethnic and working-class communities with the institutional thrust of the elites and : $Immigrants entering the United States who could not afford first or second-class passage came through the processing center at Ellis Island, New York.

Built inthe center handled some 12 million European immigrants, herding thousands of them a day through the barn-like structure during the peak years for screening.Tempy Stuart Smith died at New York City on November 3, Her remains were interred in the Cypress Hills Cemetery at Brooklyn, New York.

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