Back to the Future? The Potters' Emigration Society and the Historians
- THE ROAD TO "DESOLATION FERRY" THE STORY OF THE POTTERS' EMIGRATION SOCIETY. Bentley, Roger // Wisconsin Magazine of History;Autumn2010, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses the Potters' Emigration Society, an organization of English immigrants who sponsored settlement schemes in Columbia County, Wisconsin in the 1840s and 1850s. It examines the leadership of Welsh gilder William Evans, colony administrator Thomas Twigg, and Twigg's deputy...
- Immigration â€” What was Needed. // Polish American Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 102 Issue 3, p14
The article presents the author's insights on immigration in the U.S. in the early 1900s which include information on the travel made by immigrant ancestors across Poland, Germany and Atlantic Ocean.
- ImigraÃ§Ã£o europeia e liberdade religiosa no Brasil oitocentista. DOS SANTOS VIEIRA, FILIPE // Revista UrutÃ¡gua;may-oct2013, Issue 28, p79
By studying the nineteenth century in Brazil, we can see that the immigration question is present among the main questions discussed by the men who decided the future of the country, especially in the Second Empire. Therefore, the text will analyze through parliamentary speeches and contemporary...
- SmÃ¥land letters. WALLACE, SUZANNE ERICKSON // Swedish American Genealogist;Sep2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p18
The article presents and discusses a letter from February 1888 written by Claes August Isacsson to Justus Anderson regarding his future move from Sweden to the United States.
- Karl August, an immigrant from Stora Tuna. KÄRRMAN, JAN // Swedish American Genealogist;Sep2014, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p8
The authors shares his experience tracing the uncle of his paternal grand father Karl August Blom who immigrated to the United States from Sweden.
- THE "BAYER" AND THE "POLLACK" IN AMERICA. Glanz, Rudolf // Western States Jewish History;Fall2012, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p73
The article presents a reprint of the article "The 'Bayer' and the 'Pollack' in America," by Rudolf Glanz, which was originally published in issue 1, volume XVII, of the January 1955 issue of "Jewish Social Studies." The author compares the experiences of Bavarian-Jewish immigrants and...
- Ireland's Path to Desolation. Coogan, Tim Pat // History Today;Feb2013, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p44
The article discusses the Irish Great Famine of 1845 to 1852. It comments on the policy of the government of British Prime Minister John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, particularly examining the roles of Chancellor of the Exchequer Charles Wood and civil servant Charles Trevelyan. The author...
- "Quakerism in Dixie". Purdie, Samuel A. // Southern Friend;Spring/Autumn1999, Vol. 21 Issue 1/2, p43
Reprints a series of essays originally published by New York Quaker Samuel Purdie in 1868-69 detailing the history of Quakers in North Carolina during the 18th and 19th centuries. Purdie addresses such major issues as Quaker reactions to slavery, secession, the Civil War, and westward migration.
- GREETINGS from the Big Bend of the Platte. PETERSEN, BILL // Overland Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p5
A communication from the president of the U.S. organization the Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) is presented concerning the OCTA Annual Convention "Drama on the Medicine Road" scheduled to be held August 5, 2014, through August 9, 2014, in Nebraska.