From Shtetl to Milltown: Litvaks, Hungarians, and Galizianers in Western Pennsylvania 1875-1925

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Turn-of-the-century Jewish life is explored in Poland, Russia, Hungary, and Galicia and compared to what was to be an utterly different environment in Western Pennsylvania. This book addresses how immigrants reshaped their traditions and lifestyles to fit a rapidly industrializing America. The story is told through oral histories, family memoirs, census reports, and local histories written by immigrants. The personal stories are often insightful and humorous, while maps and tables make this volume invaluable to researchers ...

From Shtetl to Milltown: Litvaks, Hungarians, and Galizianers in Western Pennsylvania 1875-1925 2002, Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania

ISBN-13: 9780936340098

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