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Farm, Field and Fireside: Immigrant Labor

A subject guide that examines the history of immigrants as farm and rural industry laborers from approximately 1890 to 1920.

Some Secondary Sources

Daniels, Roger. Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life. New York: Perennial, 2002.

Handlin, Oscar.  The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations that Made the American People.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1951.

Hanson, Marcus L.  The Immigrant in American History.  Cambridge: Harvard U. Press, 1940.

Higham, John. Strangers in the Land. New York: Atheneum, 1969.

Jones, Maldwyn Allen.  American Immigration.  Chicago: U. of Chicago Press, 1992.

Kolb, John Harrison and Edmund de Schweinitz Brunner. A Study of Rural Society. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1952.

Shriver, William P. Immigrant Forces: Factors in the New Democracy. New York: Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada, 1913.

Vought, Hans P. The Bully Pulpit and the Melting Pot: American Presidents and the Immigratn, 1897–1933. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2006.

The Immigrants in America Review [microform]. New York: The Committee for Immigrants in America, 1915-1916.

You may also want to see the LibGuide created for History 200I: Immigrant Communities in the United States.