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Out of Ireland : the story of Irish emigration to America

Author: Kerby A Miller; Paul Wagner
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Elliott & Clark Pub., ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program personalizes the lives of eight specific irish immigrants who came to the United States during the potato famine of the 19th century. Their lives are recounted through the letters they wrote home.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miller, Kerby A.
Out of Ireland.
Washington, D.C. : Elliott & Clark Pub., ©1994
(OCoLC)654175235
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerby A Miller; Paul Wagner
ISBN: 1880216256 9781880216255
OCLC Number: 30398675
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 132 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: This unfortunate country --
The hunger --
Digging ditches, pulling switches --
No Irish need apply --
The effervescing of the vat --
Love and liberty --
The wind that shook the barley --
The spires of St. Colman's --
Revenge for Skibbereen --
Miraculous energy --
Erin once more.
Responsibility: by Kerby Miller and Paul Wagner.

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This program personalizes the lives of eight specific irish immigrants who came to the United States during the potato famine of the 19th century. Their lives are recounted through the letters they wrote home.

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