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Tracing Immigrant Origins For Further Reading
The following are examples of sources that will help you learn more about immigration family history research, and immigrant ancestors.
Daniels, Roger. Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life. New York: Harper Collins, 1990. (FHL book 973 W2ro.)
Szuchs, Loretto Dennis, Kory L. Meyerink, and Marian L. Smith, “Immigration Records.” Chapter 9 in Loretto Dennis Szucs, and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking, eds., The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy, 3rd ed. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1984. (FHL book 973 D27ts.)
Kurzweil, Arthur. From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Personal History. New York: William Morrow, 1980. (FHL book 929.1 K967f; film 1,059,468 item 4.)
Law, Hugh T. How to Trace Your Ancestors to Europe. Salt Lake City, Utah: Cottonwood Books, 1987. (FHL 940 D27L.) This book contains stories of people who traced their ancestors' origins.
Rose, James, and Alice Eichholz, eds. Black Genesis. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978. (FHL book 973 F27r.) A few pages mention slave trade records that substitute for passenger lists.
Rowlands, John. "Were Those Ancestors Really English? A Reconsideration of Welsh Immigration to America," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 4 (Dec. 2001):274-286. FHL Book 973 B2ng
Smith, Jessie Carney. Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983. (FHL book 973 D27sj.) Includes Asian-American, African-American, and Hispanic-American sources.
Tan, Thomas Tsu-wee. Your Chinese Roots: The Overseas Chinese Story. Singapore: Times Books International, 1986. (FHL book 973 F2tt.)
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary, 3rd ed. Springfield, Mass.: G. and C. Merriam Co., 1997. (FHL book 910.3 W395g.) This gazetteer of world place-names includes historical information for regions and places.
Wellauer, Maralyn Ann. German Immigration to America in the Nineteenth Century: A Genealogist's Guide. Milwaukee: Roots International, 1985. (FHL book 973 W2we.)