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Title Howard Applegate's Collection of Emigrant Photographs and Ephemera
Date 1890-1910
Document Type Photograph; Postcard; Ephemera
Reference PG045
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Howard Applegate Photograph Collection, 1890-1910
Description This collection includes group portraits of Slavic workers and families, Pennsylvania German family group, an Irish police sergeant, African American women and children (some stereotypical, other not), and westward-bound migrants. This collection also includes printed postcards and a cartoon from Puck.
Biographical Note / History Howard Applegate was the first executive director of the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Cumberland, Indiana, Kentucky, New York City, United States
Nationality German; American; Irish; Slavic
People Applegate, Howard
Keywords ethnic studies, racism, anti-immigration
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