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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: People: Assimilation and the Crucible of the City
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: People
Text 1. The American Metropolis
Text 2. Coney Island
Text 3. Horatio Alger, Jr., Ragged Dick
Text 4. Lewis W. Hine photographs
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Text 5. Jacob Riis, How the Other Lives
Text 6. Anzia Yezierska, Russians
Text 7. Two Wives
Text 8. Lee Chew, The Biography of a Chinaman
Text 9. Exclusion
Text 10. Zitkala-Sa, Native Americans

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4.  Lewis W. Hine, photographs of immigrants, Ellis Island, 1905 (PDF)

    Ellis Island, 1905
Ellis Island, 1905
  
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Length: 4 pages

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Supplemental
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Lewis Hine, biography from the Getty Museum

Lewis Hine, Ellis Island series (150 photographs) in the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY

Ellis Island, from the History Channel

Ellis Island, from the National Park Service

The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912: General Web Resources



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