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They came for good : a history of the Jews in the United States

Author: Amram Nowak; Amram Nowak Associates.; Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
Publisher: [Newton, N.J.] : Shanachie Entertainment Corp., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of 250 years of Jewish immigration in America. From 1654 to 1820, this film looks at where they settled, how they adapted, survived, and helped shape the United States. Uses letters, diaries, and documents of the time.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amram Nowak; Amram Nowak Associates.; Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
OCLC Number: 47034372
Notes: Dolby digital, stereo.
Durations: 60 min. each.
Credits: Director of photography, Jerry Pantzer ; editor, Kris Liem ; music, Ross Levinson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Mason Adams.
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Present at the creation, [1654-1820] : the Colonial and Early National periods --
Part II: Taking root, 1820-1880 : the German and Central European Jews.
Other Titles: Present at the creation, 1654-1820.
Taking root, 1820-1880.
History of the Jews in the United States
Responsibility: written by Manya Starr ; directed by Amram Nowak ; a production of Amram Nowak Associates.

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The story of 250 years of Jewish immigration in America. From 1654 to 1820, this film looks at where they settled, how they adapted, survived, and helped shape the United States. Uses letters, diaries, and documents of the time.

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