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Immigration

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

Immigration and emigration

Immigrants

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey numbers:

325.73 Immigrants to the United States

Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, & Specific Subject References:

Daniels, Roger. American Immigration: A Student Companion. Oxford University Press, c2001.

General Titles:

Collier, Christopher. A Century of Immigration: 1820-1924. Benchmark Books, c2000.

Recommended Web Resources:

The Chinese in California 1850-1925 -"The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials."

Interactive Tour of Ellis Island -See the layout of the processing center and journey with the immigrants as they enter the United States.

Lock and Walnut Grove: Havens for the Early Asian Immigrants in California -Here, in the Sacramento County delta area, where the San Joaquin and Sacramento Rivers converge, the history of the once bustling Chinatowns and nihonmachi's (Japan towns) can still be seen in buildings constructed some 50 to 100 years ago.

The New Americans -Follow a diverse group of immigrants and refugees as they leave their homes and families behind and learn what it means to be new Americans in the 21st century.