ESL 124 Reading. Immigration Scrapbook Project
From Luria Library
About this Resource
Students will find print and electronic resources on the topic of Immigration to the United States. Information contained in this resource is the recommended sources for students to conduct research.
- Class: ESL 124 Reading
- Instructor(s): Stephanie Lavine
- Topic: Immigration Scrapbook Project
Immigration, emigration, [Polish] Americans, Cookery[Chinese], Japanese Americans Hawaii, [Mexican Americans] History, Immigrants United States
Reference Sources - Print
These resources are available in the Luria Library Reference section. Reference books can be used in the library; although you cannot check them out you can photocopy pages or take notes.
- Encyclopedia of North American Immigration R 304.8 P884e
- Racial and Ethnic Relations in America. R 305.8 B218r
- The Color of Words. R 305.8 H538c
- American Immigrant Cultures R305.8 L657a
- Atlas of American Diversity. R 305.8 S556a
- Encyclopedia of Racism in the United States. R 305.800973e
- We the People. R 317.3 A427w
- Facts About American Immigration. R 325.73 B885f
- Dictionary of American Immigration History R 325.7303 C794d
- Encyclopedia of Food and Culture R 394.12 K19e
- CultureGrams. World Edition 2004. R 909 C968w
- Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan. R 952 K76e
- Dictionary of American History. 3rd ed. R 973.03 A194d
- Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups. R 973.04 T411h
Reference Sources - Electronic
These resources are available online and may require your Pipeline account information.
The following are examples of different searches. The example shown is Cookery Polish but you can replace Polish with the name of your immigrant group such as Cookery Mexican. This will retrieve Mexican cook books. Search the library catalog for
Below is an example of a search in ProQuest.
Five articles about the Chinese in Santa Barbara are listed below. You will find these articles at the Reference Desk.
Bates, Robert W. “Recollections of the Chinese and Chinatown.” Noticias Autumn 1967.
Edwards, William. “In the Days of Pon Sue.” Noticias Autumn 1967.
Kong, Walter. “The Shrine.” Noticias. Autumn 1967.
Spaulding, Edward Selden. “As I Knew Them.” Noticias Autumn 1967.
Tompkins, Walker. “Chinatown; Green Tea and Gunpowder.” Santa Barbara Magazine. Summer 1978: 20-31.
The internet sites included here have been reviewed by the librarians and/or your instructor.
- Library of Congress. American Memory
- Immigration Debate
- Immigration to the United States: Documents from Harvard University
- Ellis Island
- Angel Island
- Angel Island
- Cookery International
- Global Gourmet
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