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The Public Historian (2020) 42 (1): 98–125.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Laurel Sanders; Elizabeth Heineman From statehood until the 1970 census, Germans constituted Iowa’s largest immigrant group, and the same was true throughout much of the Midwest. “German Iowa and the Global Midwest” explored the story of German immigration, German American communities, and anti...
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The Public Historian (2016) 38 (2): 23–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the program is remembered. The retelling of bracero history also reveals contemporary concerns with the role that Mexican agricultural workers play in American society and sheds light on the national dilemma of immigration reform. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California and the...
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The Public Historian (2012) 34 (2): 79–89.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Adam Steinberg The Tenement Museum's Foods of the Lower East Side neighborhood walking tour re–invents the food–based walking tour through a public historian's eyes. On this tour, visitors don't just taste different foods. They also discuss how both immigrants and U.S.–born citizens use food to...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 39–52.
Published: 01 February 2008
...MAGGIE RUSSELL-CIARDI The Lower East Side Tenement Museum has embraced the challenge of serving as a democracy-building institution by providing a venue for dialogue about immigration-related issues. It has also, through its Shared Journeys program, involved new immigrants in these dialogues, and...
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The Public Historian (2007) 29 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2007
...RUTH J. ABRAM This article describes the Lower East Side Tenement Museum's ongoing public dialogue on immigration, the first in the United States. As she joins facilitators in reflecting on the importance of dialogue in a democracy, museum president Ruth J. Abram explains how and why the program...