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image of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 18th Anniversary Will Be Marked By The Third Annual Martyrs' Memorial Observance...Kehillath Israel, 370 Harvard Street, Brookline [etc]

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Boston: Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Boston, [1961]. Ephemera. The observance included performances by Cantor Gregor Shelkan and the Children's Chorus of the Y.L. Peretz School. Signed in type by the event's sponsors, which included the Bessarabian Society of Boston, the Jewish Labor Committee, the United Shepetovker of Boston, and the Workmen's Circle (Arbeiter Ring). Broadside, 17" x 11".… Read more
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In Search of Susanna. Foreword by Albert E. Stone

by BUNKERS, Suzanne L.

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(1996)
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First Edition
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Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1996). First Edition. Paperback. Inscribed on title page: "Best wishes as you study those Danish and English ancestors," signed and dated in year of publication. First printing (not issued in cloth). Octavo; pictorial card wrappers (softcover); 251,(2)pp; illus. Faint crease to front endpaper, else Fine. Memoir of the author's great-great-grandmother, a mid-19th century… Read more
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image of Historical Address delivered by Rev. Henry Stauffer at the First Stauffer Reunion which was held near Middlebranch, Stark County, Ohio, September 3, 1898

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Akron: Press of the Capron & Curtice Co, 1893. First Edition. Pamphlet. 12mo. Staple-bound printed wrappers; 40pp. Moderate soiling to wrappers; contents fresh, clean and unmarked - quite Good overall. Genealogical essay on the American descendants of Michael Stauffer, who emigrated from Germany to Lancaster County, PA in the mid 18th century. Privately issued and highly uncommon, even by… Read more
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Emigrant Nation: The Making of Italy Abroad

by CHOATE, Mark I.

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Published
2008
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (24.5cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket; x,[1],319pp.; illus. in text. Ligt shelf wear, front hinge slightly pulled, else Very Good or better, internally clean and fine. Publisher's promotional literature laid in.
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Comprenda la Ley: Sus bibliotecas públicas le dan la bienvenida con esta guía leyes

by CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY

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Published
[1994]
Edition
First Spanish Language Edition
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[Sacramento]: California State Library, [1994]. First Spanish Language Edition. Paperback. Octavo (21.5cm.); publisher's pictorial staplebound card wrappers; 16pp. Light wear from handling, shallow crease at bottom fore-edge corner of upper cover, else Very Good or better. Spanish language edition of "Understand the Law." OCLC locates three copies as of April, 2020, all in the California public library system. … Read more
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Smokestacks Allegro: The Story of Solvay, a Remarkable Industrial/Immigrant Village (1880-1920)

by COMINOLLI, Rita

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Published
1990
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First Edition
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New York: Center for Migration Studies, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. First major work published about the Solvay Process Company, located in Solvay, NY, and the Italian and Austrian immigrants who ran the factory. Octavo (23.5cm); full black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; xii,212pp; illus. Fine in a Fine dustjacket.
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Italoamericana: The Literature of the Great Migration, 1880-1943 [Review Copy]

by DURANTE, Francesco, ed

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Published
2014
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Fordham University Press, 2014. First Edition. Paperback. Thick octavo (24cm.); publisher's pictorial card wrappers; xxx,[2],997pp. A hint of wear and dust-soil, else Fine. Review copy with promotional literature laid in.
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Les Franco-Américains

by WEIL, François [Jean Heffer, Pref.]

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Published
1989
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First Edition
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[Paris]: Belin, 1989. First Edition. Paperback. Octavo. Printed card wrappers; 251,(2)pp; illus. Eight inserted leaves of photographic plates included in pagination. Bit of external dusting to covers, else a Near Fine, lightly used copy. Text entirely in French.
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Representing Sacco and Vanzetti

by [ZINN, Howard, contr.] DELAMATER, Jerome H. and Mary Anne Trasciatti, eds

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Published
[2005]
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First Edition
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[New York]: Palgrave Macmillan, [2005]. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (ca. 22cm.); publisher's paper-covered boards in pictorial dust jacket; x,179pp. Fine condition. Final contribution Howard Zinn's "'The Case That Will Not Die': The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti.
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Causes and History of the Emigration of the Mennonites from Russia to America

by WIEBE, Gerhard; Helen Janzen, trans

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Published
[1981]
Edition
First English Language Edition
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[Winnipeg]: Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society, [1981]. First English Language Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's black card wrappers lettered in white; x,73pp. Crude manuscript label taped to spine, else Very Good. Documents in Manitoba Mennonite History No. 1.
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Aus Meinem Leben: Erinnerungen

by JANZEN, J[acob] H.

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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Rosthern, Sask: Der Bote, 1929. First Edition. Paperback. Slim octavo (ca. 22cm.); publisher's printed wrappers recently stapled; 89pp.; text entirely in blackletter. Wrappers unevenly toned, spine ends chipped with smallish losses, old pen spine title; Good or better overall. Memoirs of the Canadian Mennonite, text entirely in German.
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North Kildonan, Manitoba: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1950. First Edition. Paperback. Satirical play set in a community of Mennonite forest camp workers in Russia, by the Ukrainian-born author who immigrated to Manitoba in the 1920s, working as a newspaperman and author of numerous short works of fiction, the first examples of published works in the Mennonite Plautdietsch dialect. Slim 12mo… Read more
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Dee Millionäa von Kosefeld

by DYCK, Arnold

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Published
n.d., ca. 1940s
Edition
First Edition
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Steinbach, Manitoba: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, n.d., ca. 1940s. First Edition. Paperback. Short novella by the Russian-born Mennonite author who emigrated from present-day Ukraine to Manitoba in the 1920s, working as a newspaperman and author of numerous short novels, the first examples of published works in the Mennonite Plautdietsch dialect. 12mo (ca. 18cm.); publisher's tan pictorial card wrappers; 94pp.; illus.,… Read more
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Onse Lied en Ola Tiet

by DYCK, Arnold

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Published
1952
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First Edition
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Steinbach, Manitoba: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1952. First Edition. Paperback. Collection of short plays and dialogues by the Russian-born Mennonite author who emigrated from present-day Ukraine to Manitoba in the 1920s, working as a newspaperman and author of numerous short works of fiction, the first examples of published works in the Mennonite Plautdietsch dialect. 12mo (ca. 19cm.); publisher's yellow printed… Read more
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Italy and America 1943-44: Italian, American, and Italian American Experiences of the Liberation of the Italian Mezzogiorno

by INSTITUTO ITALIANO PER GLI STUDI FILOSOFICI

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Published
1997
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First Edition
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[Napoli]: Città del Sole, 1997. First Edition. Paperback. Thick octavo (ca. 21cm.); publisher's yellow pictorial card wrappers, French flaps; 595pp.; text illus. Just About Fine. Il Penserio e la Storia Vol. 27. Collected papers in English and Italian delivered at a conference organized by the Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair for Modern Italian History, University of Connecticut, 1995.
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Pohjalta

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] PARRAS, Eemeli

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Published
1910]
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First Edition
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[Fitchburg, MA: Raivaajan Kirjapainossa ja Kunstannuksella, 1910]. First Edition. Paperback. The author's first book, a collection of socialist poetry published by the Finnish-language socialist paper "Raivaajan." Eemeli Parras (1884-1939) emigrated from Finland to Canada in the first years of the 20th century, joining the short-lived Finnish commune Sointula on Malcolm Island in British Columbia, though the community disbanded in… Read more
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Lännen Auringon Alla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1926]
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First Edition
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[Superior, WI: Tyomies Societyn Kirjapainossa, 1926]. First Edition. Paperback. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born in Finland, Mattson emigrated to International Falls, Minnesota, married, then relocated to Astoria, Oregon where she edited the important Finnish women's periodical Toveritar. She later moved to New York, where she edited… Read more
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Sarastuksia

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] FINNISH FEDERATION

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Published
1936
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First Edition
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[Superior, WI?]: Finnish Federation, 1936. First Edition. Paperback. Finnish language anthology of American proletarian short fiction, including pieces by William Rollins, Jr., Michael Gold, James T. Farrell, Jack Conroy, Erskine Caldwell, and John Dos Passos. OCLC locates two copies in the United States as of March, 2020, at U. Minnesota and the Balch Institute. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cream pictorial… Read more
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Erämaassa ja Mailmalla

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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n.d., ca. 1920s
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First Edition
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Astoria, OR: Western Workmen's Publishing Society, n.d., ca. 1920s. First Edition. Paperback. Proletarian novel by Helmi Mattson, among the more prominent Finnish-American women leftists of the interwar period. Born in Finland, Mattson emigrated to International Falls, Minnesota, married, then relocated to Astoria, Oregon, where she edited the important Finnish women's periodical Toveritar. She later moved to New York,… Read more
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Pauloihin Kierretty

by [FINNISH-AMERICANS] MATTSON, Helmi

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Published
1949
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First Edition
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Superior, WI: Työmies Society Print, 1949. First Edition. A socialist novel of Finnish-American immigrant life -- the title translates literally as "Twisted Paul" -- by one of the leading Finnish-language left-wing literary voices in the United States. Helmi Dagmar Mattson (1890-1974) emigrated to Manitoba around 1910, later settling successively in International Falls, Minnesota, New York City, and Kelso, Washington.… Read more
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