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Latvians in Alberta

Ausma Janitens-Birzgalis

Latvians in Alberta

a study

by Ausma Janitens-Birzgalis

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Published by Division of East European Studies, University of Alberta, Central and East European Studies Society of Alberta in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latvians -- Alberta -- History.,
  • Minorities -- Alberta.,
  • Pioneers -- Alberta.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 102-106.

    Statementby Ausma Janitens-Birzgalis.
    SeriesMonographs, papers and reports / Central and East European Ethno-cultural Groups in Alberta Study Project -- 4, Monographs, papers, and reports (Central and East European Ethno-cultural Groups in Alberta Study Project) -- 4.
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Division of East European Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC3700.L37 J36, F5798L3 J3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 125 p. :
    Number of Pages125
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20796233M

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Get this from a library. Latvians in Alberta: a study. [Ausma Janitens-Birzgalis; Central and East European Ethno-cultural Groups in Alberta Study Project.; University of Alberta. Division of East European Studies.; Central and East European Studies Society of Alberta.]. The item Latvians in Alberta: some social and political characteristics, by Ausma Birzgalis.

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History. The first significant wave of Latvian settlers who immigrated to the United States came in to Boston. By the end of the century, many of those Latvian immigrants had moved on to settle primarily in other East Coast and Midwest cities, such as New York City, Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Chicago, as well as coastal cities on the West Coast, such as Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles.

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