Nemanic, Mary Lou, 1950-

One day for democracy : Independence Day and the Americanization of Iron Range immigrants / Mary Lou Nemanic. - Athens : Ohio University Press, c2007. - xvii, 252 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.

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.

9780821417300 (cloth : alk. paper) 0821417304 (cloth : alk. paper)

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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 aspects

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