University of Minnesota

United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Work with the Foreign Born., Records

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Work with the Foreign Born.
Dates: 1916-1919
Abstract: Records (1916-1919) include financial correspondence; miscellaneous publications; transalations from foreign newspapers (especially those from Germany); bulletins of the Chamber of Commerce of the U. S. A., Immigration Committee; leaflets pertaining to the 1918 4th of July celebration; and pamphlets in many languages on Americanization. Newspaper reports include those from The Frankfurter Zeitung, Berliner Tageblatt, and Vorwarts on the Russian Revolution and conditions in Russia. Correspondents include John A. Wedda and George Creel. Also included is information on the work of the Polish National Committee.
Quantity: 1 microfilm reel.
Language: In multiple languages.
Collection ID: IHRC2643

HISTORICAL SKETCH

During World War I the United States Committee on Public Information, Division of Work with the Foreign Born, published and disseminated materials intended to inform persons of foreign origin residing in the United States of their rights and obligations. These materials were published in many languages.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Work with the Foreign Born. collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Work with the Foreign Born. collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The United States. Committee on Public Information. Division of Work with the Foreign Born. Records, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Polish Americans--Societies, etc.
Fourth of July celebrations.
Americanization.
Propaganda, American.
World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda.

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