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Irish-American landmarks

a traveler"s guide

by John A. Barnes

  • 96 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Gale Research in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Irish Americans -- History.,
    • Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks.,
    • United States -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 559-567) and indexes.

      StatementJohn A. Barnes ; foreword by Eoin McKiernan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.I6 .B27 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 590 p. :
      Number of Pages590
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL785027M
      ISBN 100810396033
      LC Control Number95017204

      Irish Americans in Modern New York. Irish Americans are still a prominent ethnic community in New York. From the latter half of the 20th century right up until the present day, the Irish American community have made names for themselves in many areas but especially as proud members of the police force and fire departments of New York.5/5(). Irish Americans' participation in the armed services also helped improve their image in the United States. Later, when there were waves of immigrants from Eastern Europe, Irish Americans seemed much more "American" and started to be welcomed into the mainstream society. The Irish American community was also becoming better known in politics.   Alfred E. Smith House 25 Oliver Street Born in the Five Points in , Al Smith was the among first Irish politicians from New York to Author: James Nevius.


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