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Title Irish Emigration to the United States: What it Has Been, and What it is; Facts and Reflections Especially Addressed to Irish People Intending to Emigrate from their Native Land; and to those Living in the Large Cities of Great Britain and of the United States
Author Byrne, Stephen
Date 1873
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: Catholic Publication Society
Reference G470.B995.I873
BIB ID 36085
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Irish in America
Description Looks at the history of Irish migration to the United States. The author examines the social background of emigrants, the journey to and arrival in America, employment opportunities for migrants, education, and religion.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Journey Conditions; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places New York City, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Idaho, California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, United States
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality Irish; Irish American
Keywords emigration, immigration, employment, economics, social class, education, church, religion, temperance, property, demographics
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society