Bibliography #1
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1.         Materials at reading level:

Bulger, Rev. J. (1939). Memoirs and historical jottings. (Unpublished biography, St. Anthony's church rectory, 1939). Davenport , IA. Original manuscript. Provides biographical perspective on Irish immigration to rural Southwestern Iowa which can be used as introductions to individual lessons.

D'Alton, E. (1999). Ireland . Catholic Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 12, 2001 from World Wide Web: http://newadvent.org/cathen/08098b.htm. A detailed encyclopedic article emphasizing the Catholic Church's role in Irish history. Can be used for documentation in papers.

A history of the Irish race. (2000, May 3). Old Ireland . Retrieved April 12, 2001 from World Wide Web: http://www.ireland.org/irl_hist/hist2.htm. An encyclopedic article detailing early Irish history from the Irish perspective. Can be used for documentation in papers.

McGhee, R. (1996, December 5). Northern Approaches. The National Library of Canada . Retrieved April 12,2001 from World Wide Web: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/north/nor-i/thule/thu-019e.htm. An encyclopedic article referencing pre-Columbian exploration of North America by Irish monks of the 10th century.

Urban, P. (1999, August 25). Beyond the Pale. Irish Republican Socialist Movement. Retrieved October 15, 2001 from World Wide Web: http://irsm.org/general/history/beyondthepale.htm. A article detailing the fight for Irish independence from an Irish socialist point of view.

Wagner, P. (Producer). (1994). Out of Ireland [Videotape]. New York : American Focus, Inc. Narrated by Kelly McGillis, this video examines the history and experience of Irish Immigrants to America , including interviews. Can be used over multiple class periods (111 minutes) to enhance learning.

2.         Materials below reading level:

Immigrants. (1981). The Goldfinch, 3 (2), 1-16. A well written collection of articles from the Iowa Historical Society, including immigrant history, causation, photographs, maps, and interviews. Can be used as supplemental text for below-level readers.

3.         Materials above reading level:

Daniels, R. (1991) A history of immigration and ethnicity in American life. Princeton , NJ : HarperPerennial. A college level history textbook describing causes and patterns of migration to America with specific references to contributions by major ethnic groups. Can be used for documentation in papers.

4.         Primary/professional sources:

Mullin, J. (1995). Mullin Ancestry. (Unpublished genealogy). Davenport , IA. Original manuscript. Provides material for construction of a family tree.

Mullin, J. Personal Interview. 4 May 2001.