March 2011 Archives

Guglielmo awarded Saloutos book prize

Congratulations to Jennifer Guglielmo who received the 2010 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Book Award for her book Living the Revolution, Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945.

Selection Guidelines for Potential Donors of Archival Materials

We invite your comments about the Immigration History Research Center's collection acquisition guidelines. We prioritize acquisitions in order to ensure that we have the resources to preserve and make accessible for future generations a remarkable and distinct group of documents for understanding immigrant experiences. For information about IHRC priorities, please read more.

"Sheeko" and "A Heart Connects Us..." in the Media

Amanda Bankston's article in incorporates interviews with Mustafa Jumale, Andy Wilhide and Donna Gabaccia to describe the Sheeko research project. Max Sparber's column 'Max About Town' ( informs readers about the IHRC exhibition "A Heart Connects Us: The Experience of Migration and the 'Minnesota School' of Immigration History."

First Fridays: Focus on Military Censorship and Detention Camps

Haven Hawley and Linnea Anderson will speak about "Wartime Military Censorship and Detention Camps" at noon on Friday, March 4, in Room 120, Elmer L. Andersen Library. The presentations draw upon the historical collections of the Immigration History Research Center and the Social Welfare History Archives.