The Shoestring Letters - A Tribute to the Immigrant

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Retrieved from under a thatched roof in Denmark, a long-forgotten bundle of letters brings this inspiring saga of the American immigrant experience. Ellis Island's dark history is revealed. You may be surprised by the identity of a reformer who tackled an immigration crisis of the early 20th century. One letter from 1919 reveals opportunity afforded women by Denmark's progressive educational system. Another written on board a ship coming to America in 1928 tells what the voyage was really like. Letters from the Great Depression lament hopes dashed by broken economies on both sides of the Atlantic. Trials and triumphs of World War II are recalled including Denmark's finest hour in 1943. Immigrant children who became our soldiers and sailors are honored. Chicago's cultural melting pot is fondly remembered. After transitioning from Danish folk dancing to the American square dance, one immigrant offers a touching tribute to all who ventured away from their homeland to become... More > Americans.< Less
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Fifteenth Edition
September 28, 2015
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