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Goldman, Emma (1869-1940) Deportation, its meaning and menace; last message to the the people of America.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06222 Author/Creator: Goldman, Emma (1869-1940) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1919 Pagination: 32 p. 22.7 x 15 cm

Summary of Content: Written by Berkman and Emma Goldman. After the author statement, the title continues: "Ellis Island, New York, U.S.A., December 1919." Colophon reads: "Ten cents a copy. Order from M. E. Fitzgerald, 857 Broadway, New York City."


Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Progressive EraWoman AuthorWomen's HistoryImmigration and MigrationAnarchism

Sub Era: The Politics of Reform

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