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Title Proceedings of the Immigration Convention: Held at the Academy of Music, Charleston, S.C., on 3rd, 4th and 5th of May, 1870
Date 1870
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Immigration Convention, Charleston S.C.: Walker, Evans & Cogswell
Reference Inst. S.C. BdVol 001
BIB ID 455881
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Pamphlets
Description Printed minutes from an Immigration Convention held at the Academy of Music in Charleston, South Carolina. The purpose of the convention was to attract foreign immigration into the state, in order to develop the agricultural sector. Topics addressed during the convention also include German and Chinese immigration, health and sanitation, education, industry, and the avoidance of malaria in South Carolina.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration
Country (from) China; Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places South Carolina, United States
Nationality German; Chinese
Keywords immigration, immigrant, pull factors, living conditions, industry, education, health and sickness, employment, agriculture, ethnic organisation
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