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Vassar College historian Rebecca Edwards discusses the Gilded Age with Gilder Lehrman President James Basker.
This anonymous poem, “A Farewell Ode to Emigrants on Their Journey to America,” written in 1853 from the perspective of someone who stayed in Norway, illuminates the reasons some left Norway and praises the wonders of America.
This poster, published by the War Manpower Commission in 1942, highlights the need to draw laborers from all segments of the American population.