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Gráinne McEvoy, “Child Refugees: Our Present Informing Our Past”

In early 2015, I presented a paper to the annual meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association, which discussed the American Catholic Bishops’ response to the ultimately unsuccessful 1939 Wagner-Rogers bill to admit 20,000 German children to the United States.…

Elizabeth Anne Pingree, “‘Banish That Imported Relic:’ The Rise and Fall of Gilded Age Boycotts”

In April 1886, Mrs. Gray, a New York City baker, was the on the receiving end of one of the most publicized boycotts of the Gilded Age. Standing outside of her Manhattan shop, members of the Bakers’ Union passed out…

Madeline Hsu, “The Good Immigrants”

Editor’s Note: In the next few months, the blog will be featuring contributions by this year’s IEHS award winners to give our readers a sense of ongoing scholarship debates in Immigration and Ethnic History and related fields. Scholarship on immigration…