Foreign and Female: Immigrant Women in America, 1840-1930

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From 1840 to 1930 the United States received the greatest number of immigrants in its history. Of these immigrants, four of every ten were female. While much has been written about the American immigrant experience, the stories of immigrant women have remained largely untold. Doris Weatherford's Foreign and Female offers a vivid account of life in America for European female immigrants, many of whom were our grandmothers and great-grandmothers. Drawing from the letters and diaries of immigrant women, the author records what ...

Foreign and Female: Immigrant Women in America, 1840-1930 1996, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816034468

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Foreign and Female: Immigrant Women in America, 1840-1930 1995, Facts on File, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780816031009

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