“Immigration education matters.” “Connecting with our heritage matters.”

“Promoting intercultural understanding matters.”


Click on underlined words to open links to their websites.


Czech and Slovak Cultural Center

Czech & Slovak Sokol Minnesota

CzechoSlovak Genealogical Society International

Map of Czech Republic (interactive)

National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library


German-American Heritage Museum

Germanic-American Institute

German Life Magazine

Germanic Genealogy Society

The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive
NewYorkPress, March 8, 2013
Kathy Jolowicz, OTTY Award winner
Kleindeutschland Historical Society

Map of Germany (interactive)

St. Michael Historical Society


German-Bohemian Heritage Society


50 Best World History Resources

History Channel

Minnesota Historical Society

          History-New York City

Ask a New Yorker

Gotham Center for New York City History

Green Dougherty (Yorkville Message) Blog

I Hate the Dallas Cowboys: tales of a scrappy New York boyhood
Memoir: Living in Yorkville in the 1960s (© 2014), Thomas R. Pryor, author

NEW Green Dougherty Blog (Yorkville Books)

Oldest Footage of New York City Ever

Origins and History of the Village of Yorkville in the City of New York
Second Edition (© 2014): History of Yorkville, Anthony C. Lofaso, author


Ancestry Resources

Ellis Island Genealogy

Ellis Island History

Ellis Island Museum

Family Search Learning Center

Heritage Week


New York Public Library

New York Public Library Photographic Collection

New-York Historical Society Museum & Library


Digital Atlas of New York

Ephemeral New York

Forgotten New York

Hidden City: Yorkville

Inventing Gotham and the American Dream

Little Bastards of Yorkville
Arthur Miller Book

Mr. Beller’s Neighborhood

Neighborhood Preservation Center

Yorkville: On the Sidewalks of New York (Richard Poelthig, 1925-1945)

                    Subways and Rail

100 Years of New York City’s Subway Cars (Part 1/3)

100 Years of New York City’s Subway Cars (Part 2/3)

100 Years of New York City’s Subway Cars (Part 3/3)

NYC Subways


Rapid Transit


Jacob Riis (The Battle with the Slum)

Urban Sculptures  (See Tenement History)

          History-New York State

New York State Museum


Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota
311 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue So.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-4400
(612) 625-4800

Indie House Press


Annual Twins Days Festival
August 4-6, 2017  [Over 3,000 sets of twins/multiples participate.]
This annual event takes place the first full weekend in August.
Twinsburg, OH (a Cleveland, OH suburb)
August 4-6, 2017 is the 42nd year of the annual TDF

The International Twins Association

Other Twin Organization Sites