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Title Autobiography of Saul Kaplan
Author Kaplan, Saul
Date 1890-1900
Document Type Manuscript
Reference SC 172 Folder 1
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Description Kaplan immigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen, in 1890. This autobiography explains why he decided to emigrate to America and details his experiences during the voyage and working in Philadelphia after his arrival.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) [Russia]
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
People Kaplan, Saul
Keywords travel journal, journey conditions, pull factors, push factors, work
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania