Ethnic history is a branch of social history that studies ethnic groups and immigrants. Oscar Handlin (1915-2011) might be considered the father of ethnic history. "He ranks as one of the most prolific and influential American historians of the 20th century, with pioneering works in the fields of immigration history, ethnic history, and social history." [Oscar Handlin. (2004). In Encyclopedia of World Biography (2nd ed., Vol. 7, pp. 121-122). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved from Gale Virtual Reference Library]
Early in his nearly half century career as a history professor at Harvard, his most influential work,The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations that Made the American People, won the 1952 Pulitzer Prize in history. [Kraut, A. M. (2013). Oscar Handlin and "the Idea That We Are a Nation of Immigrants." Journal of American Ethnic History, 32(3), 26-36.]
Ancestry-Discover where you came from through photos, stories, historical documents, and more. (iOS)
More Than a Mapp-Allows users to locate, experience, and contribute to African American History through an interactive map. (Android)
Native Americans Lite-Native Americans“ is a wallpaper to honor the native American and the beautiful landscape of the original America. You can also combine the American map with the rainbow bridge in the background and the dream catcher in the front. Create your own unique live wallpaper with the various levels in your favorite color. (Android)
Then and Now: Black History-Offers an informative look into the lives of 100 people in black history. (iOS)
Native American Indian Pictures and History-Amazing REAL photos of Native Americans from Apache, Cherokee and Pima Tribes plus many others. Pictures of Geronimo, Amos Two Bulls, Iron White Horse and many, many more! (iOS)
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