One day for democracy : Independence Day and the Americanization of Iron Range immigrants /Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, c2007Description: xvii, 252 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780821417300 (cloth : alk. paper); 0821417304 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): European Americans -- Social life and customs. -- Minnesota | European Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Minnesota | Immigrants -- Social life and customs. -- Minnesota | Miners -- Social life and customs. -- Minnesota | Fourth of July celebrations -- History. -- Minnesota | Iron ranges -- History. -- Minnesota | Minnesota -- Social life and customs | Minnesota -- History. -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects | Europe, Eastern -- History. -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects | Europe, Southern -- History. -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspectsOnline resources: Table of contents only | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographic references (p. 225-240) and index.
Introduction: "Toivo's Airbus, 1992" -- Early Fourth of July celebrations : from rites of resistance to celebrations of American nationalism -- The frontier period : celebrations of diversity in an isolated wilderness region, 1892-1905 -- One day for democracy : Independence Day as a festival of freedom in an era of labor oppression, 1906-24 -- The Great Depression : hard times, the New Deal, and a new nationalism, 1925-41 -- The queens of the Fourth of July : mass culture comes to the Iron Range, 1941-92 -- Epilogue: Looking into the twenty-first century.