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Title The Hebrews in America. A Series of Historical and Biographical Sketches
Author Markens, Isaac (1846-1928)
Date 1888
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information New York: Published by the author
Reference G480.M345.H888
BIB ID 492515
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Jews in America
Description Looks at the Jewish people in the United States. Beginning with a lengthy chapter devoted to the history of Jewish migration to the United States, the author goes on to examine Jewish participation in American society, focusing on areas such as the army, navy, business, and public office.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Spain; Portugal; Holland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Baltimore, Maryland, Charleston, South Carolina, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Ohio, Galveston, Texas, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Newark, New Jersey, New Orleans, Louisiana, New York City, Rochester, New York, Richmond, Virginia, San Francisco, California, Savannah, Georgia, United States; New Amsterdam, New Netherland, Dutch Republic; Israel
Ports New York City, United States
Keywords Jewish, religion, culture, customs, social life, government, law, politics, army, navy, emigration, immigration, persecution, ethnic organisations, benevolent society
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