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Race and Reform: Domestic Service, the Great Migration, and European Quotas, 1891–1924

Andrew Urban

in Brokering Servitude: Migration and the Politics of Domestic Labor during the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814785843
eISBN:
9780814764749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785843.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Stymied by the refusal of “new” immigrant women from Eastern and Southern Europe to pursue work as domestic laborers, at the turn of the century middle-class employers reevaluated the fundamental ... More


“In the name of God … and in the interest of our country”: The Cold War, Foreign Policy, and Italian Americans’ Mobilization against Immigration Restriction

Maddalena Marinari

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how Cold War geopolitical exigencies provided long-time immigration reform advocates like Italian Americans with a narrow window of opportunity to challenge the draconian ... More


Civilization on Trial

Joshua Berrett

in Louis Armstrong and Paul Whiteman: Two Kings of Jazz

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103847
eISBN:
9780300127478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103847.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter looks at Paul Whiteman's success in Atlantic City, and Louis Armstrong's landing of a part in King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band as second cornet. It notes that for all the dynamic modernism ... More


Once I Was an American: Asian North American Resistance in the Interwar Period

Sarah M. Griffith

in The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Debates over racial inclusion and exclusion reached a turning point in 1922 when the U.S. Supreme Court denied Japan-born Takao Ozawa’s application for naturalization on racial grounds and reinforced ... More


Transplanted Cherries

Samuel O. Regalado

in Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037351
eISBN:
9780252094538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037351.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter documents the formative years of the Japanese in the United States, as well as the initial pioneers of Nikkei who came to prominence during this time. Though many would travel to the ... More


The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Sarah M. Griffith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During World War II, a group of American liberal Protestants set out to defend the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans interned without trial. The root of their wartime activism can be traced ... More


Serving Ethnicity: Italian Restaurants, American Eaters, and the Making of an Ethnic Popular Culture

Simone Cinotto

in The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037733
eISBN:
9780252095016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037733.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Italian restaurateurs used food to represent Italian American identity and nation outside the community. In the interwar years, the position of Italian Americans in the ... More


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