Migration to new worlds. [Historical Society of Pennsylvania] [electronic resource], 1700-1997 1798-1946
- Electronic reproduction of selected materials from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The materials include manuscript correspondence and business papers from Irish, German, Japanese, Italian and other European immigrants in the Philadelphia area. There are the papers of the French Benevolent Society of Philadelphia, Volksverein of Philadelphia, National Slovak Society, and correspondence from notable individuals such as Carl Schurz and James Samuel Stemons, an African American journalist who fought for equal rights for black labourers in the Philadelphia area.
- Stemons, James Samuel, 1870-
- Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906
- Immigrants—Services for—Pennsylvania—History—Sources
- Irish Americans—Pennsylvania—History—Sources
- German Americans—Pennsylvania—History—Sources
- Italian Americans—Pennsylvania—History—Sources
- African Americans—Pennsylvania—Philadelphia—History—Sources
- Unskilled labor—Pennsylvania—Philadelphia—History—Sources
- United States—Emigration and immigration—History—Sources
- Pennsylvania—Emigration and immigration—History—Sources
- Pennsylvania—Race relations—History—Sources
- Title from Documents page, part title from Library/Archive filter; viewed on 6 Apr. 2016.
Includes material by or about the following people: Jean Claude Laval, Carl Schurz, Rudolf Cronau, Eugen Klee, James Samuel Stemons, Johannes Hoving, Shigezo Iwata, Sonoko Iwata, Giambattista Scandella.
- Location of Originals:
- Historical Society of Pennsylvania
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