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Turning Points in American History
10 June 2016 to 25 February 2017 Details
Interpreters in Ellis Island: A Tool for Americanization, 1892-1954 Please RSVP Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
Subscribe to receive advance copies of the seminar papers. 27 January 2015.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM 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