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CD: German-American Biographical Index (Midwest Families)

By: Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: CD1126


This CD contains three volumes by Don Heinrich Tolzmann essential to researchers studying Germans in the Midwest: Ohio Valley German Biographical Index (1992), Ohio Valley German Biographical Index: A Supplement (1993), and Upper Midwest German Biographical Index (1993) [visit our website for a complete listing of the original documents indexed]. Individuals in the indexes are arranged alphabetically by surname; the source is given with each name. More than 14,600 index ... View more info

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"And Prairie Dogs Weren't Kosher" Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855

By: Linda Mack Schloff

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press / Borealis Books Imprint:

Seller ID: 51338X


Linking the personal and the historical, Schloff integrates oral accounts, diaries, letters, and autobiographies with original research and interpretation to shed vital new light on the Jewish experience in America's heartland. The book uses the voices of four generations of Jewish women who settled in Minnesota, the Dakotas, Iowa, and Wisconsin to show how they transported and transformed their cultural and religious life in a region inhabited by few Jews. As the wives ... View more info

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A Community Transplanted: The Trans-Atlantic Experience of a Swedish Immigrant Settlement in the Upper Middle West, 1835-1915 (Social Demography)

By: Robert C. Ostergren

Price: $26.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press: 1988

Seller ID: 113248


Reviews“An exceptional work, meticulously researched and woven together with analytic rigor and attention to the particularities of the subject matter. It is written in a style that combines individual narrative histories with systematic empirical inquiry yielding a work that is intellectually sophisticated and at times lyrical. In short, it should not only be read by students of American immigration, but should serve as a model for future research... View more info