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The Resource Latvians in Michigan, Silvija D. Meija

Latvians in Michigan, Silvija D. Meija

Label
Latvians in Michigan
Title
Latvians in Michigan
Statement of responsibility
Silvija D. Meija
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Latvians have contributed to the cultural mosaic and economy of Michigan far more than one might imagine. There are three large Latvian communities in Michigan-Kalamazoo, Detroit, and Grand Rapids-with several smaller enclaves elsewhere in the state. An underlying goal of Latvians who now live in Michigan, as well as other parts of the United States and Canada, is to maintain their language and culture. More than five thousand Latvians came to Michigan after World War II, found gainful employment, purchased homes, and became a part of the Michigan population. Most sought to reeducate themse
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meija, Silvija D
Dewey number
977.4/0049193
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F575.L4
LC item number
M45 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Discovering the peoples of Michigan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latvian Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Latvian Americans
  • Michigan
  • Michigan
  • HISTORY
  • Ethnic relations
  • Immigrants
  • Latvian Americans
  • Social conditions
  • Michigan
Label
Latvians in Michigan, Silvija D. Meija
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-116) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • SideBars ; Introduction; Coming to America; Latvia: Its Location and History; The Red Terror; Fleeing the Homeland: Becoming Human Rubble; Bombs and Beethoven; A Misconception of Displaced Persons; Finding New Homes in Michigan; The New Latvian Americans; Instilling Cultural Heritage; A Place in My Heart; The Relationship between Michigan and Latvia Today; Homeward Bound?; Appendices; Appendix 1: Additional Information about Latvia; Appendix 2: Latvian Language; Appendix 3: Latvian Food; Appendix 4: Excerpt from the Report of Crimea Conference; Appendix 5: Latvian Folk Songs
  • Appendix 6: Speech by Latvian President Vaira Vıke-FreibergaAppendix 7: Excerpt from the Boston Globe; Appendix 8: Daugavas Vanagi: The Latvian Welfare Association; Notes; For Further Reference; Index
Control code
610214588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (121 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628960884
Lccn
2005014302
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtnvr
Publisher number
MWT11410044
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610214588
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Latvians in Michigan, Silvija D. Meija
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-116) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • SideBars ; Introduction; Coming to America; Latvia: Its Location and History; The Red Terror; Fleeing the Homeland: Becoming Human Rubble; Bombs and Beethoven; A Misconception of Displaced Persons; Finding New Homes in Michigan; The New Latvian Americans; Instilling Cultural Heritage; A Place in My Heart; The Relationship between Michigan and Latvia Today; Homeward Bound?; Appendices; Appendix 1: Additional Information about Latvia; Appendix 2: Latvian Language; Appendix 3: Latvian Food; Appendix 4: Excerpt from the Report of Crimea Conference; Appendix 5: Latvian Folk Songs
  • Appendix 6: Speech by Latvian President Vaira Vıke-FreibergaAppendix 7: Excerpt from the Boston Globe; Appendix 8: Daugavas Vanagi: The Latvian Welfare Association; Notes; For Further Reference; Index
Control code
610214588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (121 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628960884
Lccn
2005014302
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtnvr
Publisher number
MWT11410044
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610214588
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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