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Photographic portrait of Ernst Hertzberg from 1868, German immigrant to Chicago and bookbinder.
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Grandmother in Germany writes her grandchildren explaining why she can and will not come emigrate herself at this point, although they want her to and have enclosed money for the purpose. She also includes information on perceptions of immigrant lifeā€¦
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A German-language letter sent to a German immigrant family in Iowa

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