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America the Dream of My Life
Call Number: F145.A1 A47 1990 Main (Gardner) Stacks
This selection is the first statewide collection of life histories from the Social-Ethnic Studies program of the Federal Writers's Project.
American Immigrant Autobiographies [microfilm]
Call Number: MICROFILM.71258 Newspapers & Microforms
Manuscript autobiographies from the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota. The guide
to the collection outlines the contents of the autobiographies and also includes a subject index.
Call Number: JV6455 .A82 1993 Main (Gardner) Stacks
Over 130 narratives in three parts: "The Last of the Old: The Traditional Immigrants" (19th-early 20th centuries); "The Wartime Influx: Heroes, Victims, Survivors" (World War II); and "Immigration: a Continuing Process" (mid-to-late-20th century)
Hmong Oral History Project
The Hmong Oral History Project consists of nine interviews with Hmong men and women from the Twin Cities metropolitan area who have immigrated to Minnesota from Laos or Thailand. The interviews are made up of personal stories that describe their experiences both before and after their immigration.
The Immigrant in America [microfilm]
Call Number: MICROFILM 78024 Newspapers & Microforms
This collection covers the fields of immigration history and ethnic studies from 1820-1929. Included are selected songs, plays, political pamphlets, family histories, folklore and first-hand accounts of experiences of various immigrant groups. Compiled from several major archives, this collection includes books, pamphlets, government publications, serials, society publications and lesser-known ethnic newspapers. Many selections are in the native language of the immigrant group.
Minnesota Immigrant Oral Histories
A collection of over 360 oral history interviews conducted between 1967 and 2012 with recent immigrants to Minnesota and their American-born children
Trails of Hope: Overland Diaries and Letters, 1846-1869
Collection of the original writings of 49 voyagers on the Mormon, California, Oregon, and Montana trails who wrote while traveling on the trail.
Nebraska Western Trails
Includes artifacts, books, documents, maps, postcards, original paintings, and photographs on a variety of topics relating to trails in Nebraska.