Immigrant Letters and the Experience of Migration

Here is an article from Minnesota Public Radio on a new letters project that I am working on with Donna Gabbacia from the University of Minnesota. Within the next few months, we will begin an ambitious effort to match letters scattered in archives around the world, uniting letters between mothers and sons, husbands and wives, and brothers and sisters. For now, the project’s site displays 40 letters written by eight immigrants and their families from 1850 to 1970.

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