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Title Immigrant women / edited by Maxine Schwartz Seller.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 1994.
Edition Rev., 2nd ed.

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Series SUNY series in ethnicity and race in American life
SUNY series in ethnicity and race in American life.
Subject Women immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Alt Name Seller, Maxine, 1935-
Description 1 online resource (x, 378 pages).
Edition Rev., 2nd ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-369) and index.
Contents About a Wheat Field and a Bowl of Barley Porridge / Vilhelm Moberg -- "Factory Girls" / Chea Villanueva -- "My Education and Aspirations Demanded More" / Marie Zakrzewska -- "He Has the Right to Command You" / Marie Hall Ets -- "I Remember How Scared I Was" / Golda Meir -- "I Am Alive to Tell You This Story ..." / Anonymous -- Issei Women: "Picture Brides" in America / Emma Gee -- "I Escaped with My Life" / Guri Endreson -- "Urbanization Without Breakdown" / Corinne Azen Krause -- The Diary of a Rent Striker: "Harlem and Hope" / Innocencia Flores -- "Paths upon Water" / Tahira Naqvi -- Strategies for Growing Old: Basha Is a Survivor / Barbara Myerhoff -- "Better We Glean Than Our Children Starve" / Hope Williams Sykes -- A Physician in the "First True 'Woman's Hospital' in the World" / Marie Zakrzewska -- "The Duties of the Housewife Remain Manifold and Various" / Sophonisba Breckinridge -- "With Respect and Feelings": Voices of West Indian Child Care and Domestic Workers in New York City / Shellee Colen -- The Immigrant Woman and Her Job: Agnes D., Mrs. E., Angelina, Minnie, Louise M., and Theresa M. / Caroline Manning -- "I Consider Myself a 'Theater Worker' ..." / Dolores Frida -- "She Will Deny Herself Innocent Enjoyments": Dutiful Irish Daughters / John Francis Maguire -- Unmarried Mothers / Grace Abbott -- Syrian Women in Chicago: "New Responsibilities ... New Skills" / Safia Haddad -- "Once You Marry Someone It Is Forever" / Michiko Tanaka -- The Vine and the Fruit / Hope Williams Sykes -- "We Want to Give a Complete Picture of Who We Are" "Palm Sunday 1981" / Lorenza -- A Family Disrupted: "Shikata Ga Nai" -- This Cannot Be Helped" / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston -- "If One Could Help Another" / Vilhelm Moberg -- "Let Us Join Hands": The Polish Women's Alliance / Thaddeus Radzialowski -- Rosa and the Chicago Commons: "How Can I Not Love America?" / Marie Hall Ets -- "The Free Vacation House" / Anzia Yezierska -- "I Bridge a Gap Between Two Cultures": Lyu-Volckhausen, Advocate for the Korean Community / Anne Field -- "People Who Do This Kind of Work Are in Such Danger of Burnout": Judy Baca, "Urban Artist" / Diane Neumaier -- "The Lessons Which Most Influenced My Life ... Came from My Parents," / Harriet Pawlowska -- "An Impossible Dream": The Struggle for Higher Education / Elizabeth Loza Newby -- The Stubborn Twig: "My Double Dose of Schooling" / Monica Sone -- "I Am a Housewife": English Lessons for Vietnamese Women / Gail Paradise Kelly -- "Glad That I Am the Future" / a Memphis teenager -- Unfulfilled Aspirations: "Never Used the Brush and Ink" / Teiko Tomita -- At the End of the Sante Fe Trail / Blandina Segale -- "This Is Law, But Where Is the Justice of It" / Ernestine Potowski Rose -- "In Memoriam -- American Democracy" / Emma Goldman -- The March of the Mill Children / Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones -- Fasting for Suffrage: "We Don't Want Other Women Ever to Have to Do This Over Again" / Rose Winslow -- "Black Women of the World ... Push Forward" / Amy Jacques Garvey -- "Why Did I Put Up With It All These Years": The Farah Strike / Lauri Coyle, Gail Hershatter and Emily Honig -- A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe / Maxine Hong Kingston -- The Parish and the Hill / Mary Doyle Curran -- "This Is Selina" / Paule Marshall -- "We Can Begin to Move toward Sisterhood" / Barbara Mikulski -- Join My Struggle: "A Poem for Marshall" / Anne Martinez -- Asian-American Women and Feminism: "Gender Equality ... Is Not the Exclusive Agenda" / Lucie Cheng -- Generations of Women / Janice Mirikitani.
Summary Immigrant Women combines memoirs, diaries, oral history, and fiction to present an authentic and emotionally compelling record of women's struggles to build new lives in a new land. This new edition has been expanded to include additional material on recent Asian and Hispanic immigration and an updated bibliography.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585044724 (electronic bk.)
9780585044729 (electronic bk.)
0791419037
0791419045 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44960930
Additional Format Print version: Immigrant women. Rev., 2nd ed. Albany : State University of New York Press, 1994 0791419037 (DLC) 93025028 (OCoLC)28213620
Table of Contents
 Introduction1
 About a Wheat Field and a Bowl of Barley Porridge / Vilhelm Moberg21
 "Factory Girls" / Chea Villanueva28
 "My Education and Aspirations Demanded More" / Marie Zakrzewska30
 "He Has the Right to Command You" / Marie Hall Ets32
 "I Remember How Scared I Was" / Golda Meir35
 "I Am Alive to Tell You This Story..." Anonymous41
 Issei Women: "Picture Brides" in America / Emma Gee53
 "I Escaped with My Life" / Guri Endreson59
 "Urbanization Without Breakdown" / Corinne Azen Krause62
 The Diary of a Rent Striker: "Harlem and Hope" / Innocencia Flores67
 "Paths upon Water" / Tahira Naqvi70
 Strategies for Growing Old: Basha Is a Survivor / Barbara Myerhoff80
 "Better We Glean Than Our Children Starve" / Hope Williams Sykes95
 A Physician in the "First True 'Woman's Hospital' in the World" / Marie Zakrzewska98
 "The Duties of the Housewife Remain Manifold and Various" / Sophonisba Breckinridge103
 "With Respect and Feelings": Voices of West Indian Child Care and Domestic Workers in New York City / Shellee Colen110
 The Immigrant Woman and Her Job: Agnes D., Mrs. E., Angelina, Minnie, Louise M., and Theresa M. / Caroline Manning117
 "I Consider Myself a 'Theater Worker'..." / Dolores Frida122
 "She Will Deny Herself Innocent Enjoyments": Dutiful Irish Daughters / John Francis Maguire139
 Unmarried Mothers / Grace Abbott141
 Syrian Women in Chicago: "New Responsibilities... New Skills" / Safia Haddad145
 "Once You Marry Someone It Is Forever" / Michiko Tanaka149
 The Vine and the Fruit / Hope Williams Sykes154
 "We Want to Give a Complete Picture of Who We Are" "Palm Sunday 1981" Lorenza160
 A Family Disrupted: "Shikata Ga Nai" - This Cannot Be Helped" / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston167
 "If One Could Help Another" / Vilhelm Moberg183
 "Let Us Join Hands": The Polish Women's Alliance / Thaddeus Radzialowski190
 Rosa and the Chicago Commons: "How Can I Not Love America?" / Marie Hall Ets196
 "The Free Vacation House" / Anzia Yezierska199
 "I Bridge a Gap Between Two Cultures": Lyu-Volckhausen, Advocate for the Korean Community / Anne Field206
 "People Who Do This Kind of Work Are in Such Danger of Burnout": Judy Baca, "Urban Artist" / Diane Neumaier210
 "The Lessons Which Most Influenced My Life...Came from My Parents," / Harriet Pawlowska229
 "An Impossible Dream": The Struggle for Higher Education / Elizabeth Loza Newby235
 The Stubborn Twig: "My Double Dose of Schooling" / Monica Sone243
 "I Am a Housewife": English Lessons for Vietnamese Women / Gail Paradise Kelly248
 "Glad That I Am the Future" a Memphis teenager252
 Unfulfilled Aspirations: "Never Used the Brush and Ink" / Teiko Tomita253
 At the End of the Sante Fe Trail / Blandina Segale267
 "This Is Law, But Where Is the Justice of It" / Ernestine Potowski Rose270
 "In Memoriam - American Democracy" / Emma Goldman273
 The March of the Mill Children / Mary Harris ("Mother") Jones278
 Fasting for Suffrage: "We Don't Want Other Women Ever to Have to Do This Over Again" / Rose Winslow282
 "Black Women of the World...Push Forward" / Amy Jacques Garvey285
 "Why Did I Put Up With It All These Years": The Farah Strike / Lauri Coyle, Gail Hershatter, Emily Honig287
 A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe / Maxine Hong Kingston311
 The Parish and the Hill / Mary Doyle Curran318
 "This Is Selina" / Paule Marshall323
 "We Can Begin to Move toward Sisterhood" / Barbara Mikulski330
 Join My Struggle: "A Poem for Marshall" / Anne Martinez335
 Asian-American Women and Feminism: "Gender Equality . . . Is Not the Exclusive Agenda" / Lucie Cheng337
 Generations of Women / Janice Mirikitani340
 Bibliographical Essay345
 Index371


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