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Ernst.jpeg

Photographic portrait of Ernst Hertzberg from 1868, German immigrant to Chicago and bookbinder.
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A widowed mother in Germany writes her son and daughter-in-law explaining why she cannot bring herself to emigrate, even though they have sent money for her passage. She includes information on perceptions of immigrant life in America, as well as theā€¦
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