This database documents the personal experience of immigrants to Canada and the United States over more than two centuries. In addition to letters, diaries and oral histories, there are a limited number of other sources, including immigration guides and cartoons. There is extensive indexing that allows you to search by, for example, place of birth, place of entry, occupation, and gender.
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