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A History Of Boston S Jewish North Shore

Author : Alan S. Pierce
ISBN : 9781625842800
Genre : Social Science
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Forced to flee the brutal pogroms of Europe, Jewish immigrants sought refuge in the beauty of Boston's North Shore. Drawing on their artisan skills, many found work in the tanneries of Peabody and the shoe factories of Lynn, while other enterprising Jews established their own businesses in Salem and Beverly- from butcher shops and groceries to newspapers. Alongside fellow members of the Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore, Alan Pierce has carefully assembled a collection of personal histories from generations of Jewish families. Celebrating the rich flavors of Jewish culture, these accounts capture familiar faces, such as renowned athlete Herb Brenner, and recognizable landmarks like the Kernwood Country Club and the Dolphin Yacht Club, innovative establishments open to all regardless of race or religion. With entrepreneurial spirit, a little determination and plenty of faith, the North Shore's storied Jewish communities have etched enduring marks on its streets and in its synagogues.

Historic Cities Of The Americas

Author : David Marley
ISBN : 9781576070277
Genre : History
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With rare maps, prints, and photographs, this unique volume explores the dramatic history of the Americas through the birth and development of the hemisphere's great cities. * Over 70 richly detailed entries on the most colorful, important cities of the New World, from Quebec City, Boston, and San Francisco in the Northern Hemisphere, to Buenos Aires, Cuzco, and Bahia in the Southern * Four geographical sections (the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America, North America, and South America), enabling the reader to easily locate information * Hundreds of rare, historically significant antique maps, prints, and photographs, enhancing both the value and appearance of the book * A very extensive bibliography, providing users with easy access to many hard-to-find materials

The Genealogist S Address Book 6th Edition

Author : Elizabeth Petty Bentley
ISBN : 0806317965
Genre : Reference
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"The Genealogist's Address Book is the answer to the perennial question, 'What's out there in the world of genealogy?' What organizations, institutions, special resources, and websites can help me? Where do I write or phone or send e-mail? Once again, Elizabeth Bentley's Address Book answers these questions and more. Now in its 6th edition, The Genealogist's Address Book gives you access to all the key sources of genealogical information, providing names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers, e-mail addresses, websites, names of contact persons, and other pertinent information for more than 27,000 organizations, including libraries, archives, societies, government agencies, vital records offices, professional bodies, publications, research centers, and special interest groups. Based on a written survey of thousands of organizations and institutions across the country, and supplemented by information from printed and Internet sources, the new 6th edition of the Address Book has been extensively revised and updated, eliminating undeliverable addresses and defunct organizations, while adding thousands of additional sources. Besides new websites and e-mail addresses, the new edition features greatly expanded coverage of archival agencies and vital records offices, especially in the New England states and New York. In addition, it is now easier to use than ever, with all 27,000 entries divided into two easy-to-use sections."--P. [4] of cover.

Harvard Guide To American History

Author : Frank Freidel
ISBN : 0674375602
Genre : History
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Notes on research methods and materials accompany a one-volume reference guide to publications dealing with America's historical development

American Heritage History Of The American People

Author : Bernard A. Weisberger
ISBN : 9781612309002
Genre : History
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The American people have been and are a constantly changing mixture of cultures from other countries: China, England, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Russia, and Spain. The people that found new homes in America have not truly melted into each other, yet they have created a new culture of their own. Historian Bruce W. Weisberger shares the story of a woman sitting on her front stoop in New York City boasting about the ethnic variety of her neighborhood: "We're a regular United Nations here." That accommodating nature, Weisberger points out, has not always been the case. Each wave of immigrants met resistance from the reigning establishment. Still, America changed them, and they changed America. This book is the compelling story of how "the American, this new man," as French-American writer Crèvecoeur called the young country's citizens, has remained new for more than three centuries.

Cumulative List Of Organizations Described In Section 170 C Of The Internal Revenue Code Of 1954

Author : United States. Internal Revenue Service
ISBN : UCBK:C061852979
Genre : Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations
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Author : Betsy Sheldon
ISBN : 9781588439789
Genre : Travel
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This book is for the Jewish traveler - or for anyone interested in Jewish history and culture. More than a listing of Jewish sights and resources, it is a concise, easy-to-use handbook for those who want to experience the best in Jewish sightseeing and travel in Miami and its surroundings. It provides a directory of resources - synagogues, community centers, kosher restaurants, Judaica shops, lodgings, and Jewish establishments. It also reveals a treasury of Jewish sights. Hundreds of listings highlight museums, notable homes, one-of-a-kind communities, historic synagogues, and sites of significant events. Both major metropolitan areas and small communities throughout the United States and Canada are featured. Includes complete contact information for individual listings along with colorful descriptions and little-known facts. Miami, Miami Beach, South Beach and the nearby areas are the focus. This useful travel guide includes mention of the most notable Jewish sites in the center as well as the hinterland. Includes sightseeing, synagogues, kosher dining, events, heritage tours, museums, lodging, and more. For every key attraction, Sheldon provides a long and detailed paragraph filled with enticing tidbits. Highlighted sidebars scattered throughout draw attention to fascinating trivia. A useful resource... sure to fill a gap. -- Library Journal.a"

Guide To Jewish Boston And New England

Author : Steven Feldman
ISBN : 0961564903
Genre : History
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American Heritage

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ISBN : UOM:39015076628430
Genre : United States
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Contemporary Authors

Author : Cynthia R. Fadool
ISBN : 0810300281
Genre : Authors
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Entries contain personal and career information on contemporary authors as well as their published writings and work in progress

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