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Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country
Massachusetts Women in WWI. 12 June 2014 to 24 January 2015Details
Interpreters in Ellis Island: A Tool for Americanization, 1892-1954 27 January 2015.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Please RSVP Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
Subscribe to received advance copies of the seminar papers. Maria Aguilar-Solano, University of Massachusetts - Boston Emma Teng, MIT
Through the narrative of existing interviews with Fiorello LaGuardia, personal letters of Ludmila Foxlee, and immigration literature, this paper will examine the role of interpreters in Ellis Island and the institutionalization of these interpreters as tools for assimilation into American culture.close