The Resource Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence : immigration to Rhode Island, William J. Jennings Jr. & Patrick T. Conley, (ebook)

Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence : immigration to Rhode Island, William J. Jennings Jr. & Patrick T. Conley, (ebook)

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Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence : immigration to Rhode Island
Title
Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence
Title remainder
immigration to Rhode Island
Statement of responsibility
William J. Jennings Jr. & Patrick T. Conley
Title variation
Immigration to Rhode Island
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eng
Summary
In an era when immigration was at its peak, the Fabre Line offered the only transatlantic route to southern New England. One of its most important ports was in Providence, Rhode Island. Nearly eighty-four thousand immigrants were admitted to the country between the years 1911 and 1934. Almost one in nine of these individuals elected to settle in Rhode Island after landing in Providence, amounting to around eleven thousand new residents. Most of these immigrants were from Portugal and Italy, and the Fabre Line kept up a brisk and successful business. However, both the line and the families hoping for a new life faced major obstacles in the form of World War I, the immigration restriction laws of the 1920s, and the Great Depression. Join authors Patrick T. Conley and William J. Jennings Jr. as they chronicle the history of the Fabre Line and its role in bringing new residents to the Ocean State
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1943-
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Jennings, William
Dewey number
974.5/2043
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Conley, Patrick T.
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  • Immigrants
  • Steamboat lines
  • Passenger ships
  • Immigrants
  • Rhode Island
  • Providence (R.I.)
  • Providence (R.I.)
Target audience
adult
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Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence : immigration to Rhode Island, William J. Jennings Jr. & Patrick T. Conley, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781625847058
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11509758
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remote
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11509758
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MWT11509758
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence : immigration to Rhode Island, William J. Jennings Jr. & Patrick T. Conley, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625847058
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509758
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509758
System control number
MWT11509758
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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