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German Origins in the United States: A Guide to Local History and Genealogy Sources

Emigration from Germany

The materials listed below encompass both the beginnings of the German movement across the Atlantic and the reasons for its continuation into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. They provide historical, political, and economic perspectives on German immigration to the United States.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.