Documents in American Social History

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  1. Words of the Uprooted
    American Jewish leaders, many of German extraction, created the Industrial Removal Office (IRO) in 1901 in order to disperse unemployed Jewish immigrants from New York City to smaller Jewish communities throughout the United States.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1998
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £29.99
  2. The Six Nations of New York
    In 1892 the U.S. Census Printing Office published a report on the Six Nations in New York State which collected evidence still used today by the Six Nations to defend their legal rights. The 1892 census purported to be an objective... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 1996
    Paperback | £16.99
  3. Out of the Shadow
    In this appealing autobiography, Rose Cohen looks back on her family's journey from Tsarist Russia to New York City's Lower East Side. Her account of their struggles and of her own coming of age in a complex new world vividly... Learn More
    Published: 27th July 1995
    Paperback | £16.99
  4. History of My Own Times; or, the Life and Adventures of William Otter, Sen., Comprising a Series of Events, and Musical Incidents Altogether Original
    His Life and Adventures offer an inside account of the brawling racism common in the early nineteenth century and sharply detail the rowdy male subculture of the times.... History of My Own Times is one of the few first-person... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 1995
    Paperback | £16.99
  5. Keepers of the Revolution
    In this book a rich selection of documents captures the work experience of ordinary, previously anonymous New Yorkers in the early years of the...... Learn More
    Published: 3rd August 1992
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £22.99