New York, NY
In A Strange Land--asking The
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IN A STRANGE LAND--ASKING THE DIRECTIONS. Mennonite group from Odessa, Russia, bound for Nebraska or Dakota asking directions after arriving at New York City's immigrant station, Castle Garden. In the 18th century, many Prussian Mennonites emigrated to the Ukraine, but 19th century Russian intolerance induced many to move to North America. 1874.
December 4th, 2011
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