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October 21, 2010

Immigration Week: Immigration Ceremonies

Filed under: Item of the Day — Adam Harris @ 12:20 pm

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In celebration of the new “Becoming Minnesotan” web site at the Minnesota Historical Society, this week’s Item of the Day theme is the history of immigration in Minnesota and the experiences of contemporary immigrant populations.

Immigration ceremonies, now and then. Left, immigrants taking oath of citizenship, Minneapolis Council of Americanization, circa 1925. Right, naturalization ceremony for 113 new U.S. citizens, Citizenship Day, Minnesota State Capitol, 1976.

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