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Island of hope, island of tears

Author: David M Brownstone; Irene M Franck; Douglass L Brownstone
Publisher: New York : Rawson, Wade Publishers, 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the stories of immigrants who came to the United States from Europe in the early years of the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brownstone, David M.
Island of hope, island of tears.
New York : Rawson, Wade Publishers, 1979
(OCoLC)607697412
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Brownstone; Irene M Franck; Douglass L Brownstone
ISBN: 0892560827 9780892560820
OCLC Number: 4834628
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The golden land : The immigrants ; Gold and freedom ; The journey ; Ellis island ; The closing door --
2. Meet you in America : Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness ; Out of the older world ; Once upon a time ; Making the move ; Crossing the border ; I'll be back --
3. The shadow of war : The lines were forming ; In the midst of war ; Where is my father? ; Aftermath of war ; Waiting for a number ; The dream still alive --
4. Voyage to the golden door : At the ports ; Breathing space ; Boarding problems ; Storm-tossed waters ; Steerage ; Child's play ; Great expectations ; The lady with the torch --
5. The island of hope and tears : The place ; Passing through ; There he is! ; But those cages! ; The doctors had tricks ; There's a man goin' 'round changing names ; Plenty to eat! ; Brought from home ; How much money you got? ; Reunion --
6. Problems at the door : A diabolical arrangement ; Eyes red from crying ; Going before the board ; Women alone ; Angels of mercy ; I became a jailer --
7. Into the new world : The kindness of strangers ; You'll never see your brother no more ; The trains run on rooftops! ; Period of adjustment ; I've been working on the railroad ; Orphans of the storm --
8. Reflections on the old world and the new : What would have happened? ; They could never have sent me back ; I am happy here.
Responsibility: David M. Brownstone, Irene M. Franck, Douglass L. Brownstone.
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Presents the stories of immigrants who came to the United States from Europe in the early years of the 20th century.

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