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LEH 354 The Family Jewels: Exploring Your History: Books

This guide will suggest primary and secondary sources helpful in researching family stories.


Sample Immigration Subject Headings

         Sample Subect Headings:

Immigrants--New York (State)--New York

Immigrants--Social networks--United States

Irish American--Biography

Mexican Americans

West Indian Americans

Queens (New York, N.Y)--Social life and customs

Corona (New York, N.Y.)--Social life and customs

        Sample Keywords

   *Combine New York City with terms like---

Neighborhoods, Networks, Memoir, Interview, Biography, Urban

Search under specific groups, e.g.

Dominicans and New York City

Immigration and Italians

Reference Books

  Start At the Library Website

Go to:  Library website 

Searching the Catalog

Visit the Library website to search the catalog

Stacks Directory

A, B, C, D 2nd Floor South
E, F 2nd Floor North
G, GV, H, J 3rd Floor North
K 3rd Floor South - East
L 3rd Floor South (Education)
M1 – M2198 2nd Floor North (Fine Arts)
ML1 – MT1375 2nd Floor North
N 2nd Floor North
P 3rd Floor North
Q, R, S, T, U, V 3rd Floor South - East
Z 3rd Floor South