The Irish in Philadelphia: Ten Generations of Urban Experience
Author note: Dennis Clark is a Philadelphian who has written a number of books on urban problems, race relations, and immigrant history. The Irish of Philadelphia is the first of several volumes produced by the author tracing the history of Philadelphia's 200-year-old Irish community.
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A Tradition Grows
The Famine Generation
Working to Live
The Tradition Persists
The Urban Irishman
Note on Sources
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