Arab Americans in Metro Detroit: A Pictorial History

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Arab Americans have been an integral part of Detroit's history since the 1880s. Early Arab immigrants worked as peddlers, grocers, and unskilled laborers, first settling downtown and later on the east side of Detroit. Their numbers increased after the First World War. They were attracted to the area by the booming automobile industry, and Ford's $5 for an 8-hour work day. This visual journey explores the history of four generations of Arab Americans in metro Detroit. It takes us to the days that preceded the automobile to ...

Arab Americans in Metro Detroit: A Pictorial History 2001, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9780738519234

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Arab Americans in Metro Detroit: A Pictorial History 2001, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531613006

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