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Author Nemanic, Mary Lou, 1950-

Title One day for democracy [electronic resource] : Independence Day and the Americanization of Iron Range immigrants / Mary Lou Nemanic.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2007.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 252 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (p. 225-240) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Toivo's Airbus, 1992" -- Early Fourth of July celebrations : from rites of resistance to celebrations of American nationalism -- The frontier period : celebrations of diversity in an isolated wilderness region, 1892-1905 -- One day for democracy : Independence Day as a festival of freedom in an era of labor oppression, 1906-24 -- The Great Depression : hard times, the New Deal, and a new nationalism, 1925-41 -- The queens of the Fourth of July : mass culture comes to the Iron Range, 1941-92 -- Epilogue: Looking into the twenty-first century.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject European Americans -- Minnesota -- Social life and customs.
European Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Minnesota.
Fourth of July celebrations -- Minnesota -- History.
Immigrants -- Minnesota -- Social life and customs.
Miners -- Minnesota -- Social life and customs.
Iron ranges -- Minnesota -- History.
Minnesota -- Social life and customs.
Minnesota -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History.
Europe, Eastern -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History.
Europe, Southern -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821417300 (cloth : alk. paper)
0821417304 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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