Course detail: Irish, German and Italian Immigrants in 19th- and 20th-century America

What caused massive numbers of Irish, Germans and Italians to come to our shores in the 19th and early 20th centuries? What was the reaction of the native-born to these strangers? To what extent did the newcomers try to stick together, blend in, advance or return to their old country? What contributions did these immigrants, and their offspring make to this country?

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Instructor Bio: Carl Graves, Ph.D., holds a master's degree in U.S. history from KU and a doctorate from Harvard. He taught at the university and community college levels, and at Kansas City's Pembroke Hill School.

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Course pre-requisites
(required) Osher Membership Fee

 Session Information: OC24338F

Schedule: Every week on Friday, starting on 07/12/24 and ending on 07/26/24
Times: 01:00pm-03:00pm CDT
In-Person : $50.00


Thank you for registering for this Osher in-person course. This class will meet at Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging, 2910 SW Topeka Blvd., Topeka, KS. We look forward to seeing you in class.

Facility Detail

Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging In Person
2910 S.W. Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66611

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 7 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.