Eileen Zrubeck uses the rich documentation of her family history, especially the letters of John W. Watson, to better understand her own heritage and how that helped determine her place in American society today.
This is the story of an Italian immigrant in the early 1900s starting a family and pursuing the American Dream. It involves hard work, family, Catholicism, and organized crime.
This is the story of an unintentional immigration. James Fleming was an Irish sailor on a boat taking immigrants to New Orleans. In 1863, Confederate troops seized his ship, stranding him in the United States without money and leaving his relatives…
This is a family history, starting from a tragic family visit to Canada from Austria, and ending a few generations later in Atlanta, Georgia. Because of the different wars the family lived through, they were perceived differently in every community in…
Emanuel Rosetti fled Romania with the rest of his family after his father was disappeared by the government of Nicolae Ceausescu. After living in a Ukrainian refugee camp, his family joined relatives in Arizona, where Emanuel learned to fit in in his new…
This is about Nicholas Kalanick, who fled Ukraine to escape the rise of Stalin and the atrocities he inflicted upon Ukraine. He brought his family to Pennsylvania and worked in a coal mine and in a manufacturing plant for the war effort.
Flavia Bisi grew up in Italy and left home at 23 to explore the world. She traveled throughout Asia and met her husband in Bali. They settled in his home in Seattle and raised a family with strong family traditions.