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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Immigration Restrictions

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“Reflections on American Ethnicity”
pp. 99-117, In Folk Legacies Revisited
David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

“Interlude, 1920-1960”
(Restriction and Quotas, Those Who Returned, Aging Immigrant Communities, Enduring Ethnic Cultures, Ethnic Politics, Weakening of Ethnic Ties)
pp. 49-57, In Immigration and Ethnicity in New Jersey History
Douglas V. Shaw. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1994

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 7, A State of Many Nations
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004

Audio and Video

A State of Many Nations
Program 7 in the New Jersey Legacy television series.
A co-production of NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2000

America, The Dream of My Life
Three half-hour radio documentaries based on the Federal Writers Project's New Jersey Ethnic Survey, narrated by Eli Wallach, co-produced by David Steven Cohen and Marty Goldensohn.
A co-production of WBGO Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1992 (Streaming Audio)

Coming From India
A one-hour radio documentary about Asian Indians in New Jersey, narrated by Chitra Ragavan, written and produced by David Steven Cohen and Marty Goldensohn.
A co-production of NJN Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1998 (Streaming Audio)

Seabrook at War
A one-hour radio documentary about Japanese-Americans from the detention camps and Eastern Europeans from the Displaced Persons Camps who were resettled at Seabrook Farms during and after World War II.
A co-production of WWFM Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1995

Documents

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
These Foreigners Must be Educated: Americanizing the Immigrant (1916), pp. 201-202

The New Jersey History Partnership Project
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Excerpts from the Dillingham Commission Report, 1910-1911
Excerpts on New Jersey immigrants from the 1910 US Census

New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 7, A State of Many Nations
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
Excerpts on New Jersey immigrants from the 1850 US Census, pp. 89-90

Online Lectures

David Cohen, “New Jersey's Immigrants During the Progressive Era”
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Internet Sites

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New Jersey Women's History

 

 


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