Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Greek Community of New York City - Early Years to 1910

The book "The Greek Community of New York City - Early Years to 1910" by Michael Contopoulos, with a foreword by Constantine G. Hatzidimitriou, gives a history of the evolution of the Greek immigrant community, greek immigrant occupations, immigrant society, and more.  It was published posthumously by Aristide D. Caratzas, Publisher in 1992.


I was able to acquire this book through the Inter-library loan program at my local library.  If you wish to purchase the book, there are several different versions available through the following link:
The Greek Community of New York City: Early Years to 1910 (Hellenism : Ancient, Mediaeval, Modern Ser)


Below you will find the Table of Contents.  You can access the 343 names mentioned in the book through the following link at HellenicGenealogyGeek.com Greek Community of New York City 




The TABLE OF CONTENTS reads as follows:

List of Tables and Appendices
Forward
Preface
Chapter 1 - Prolegomena
Chapter 2 - The Newcomers
Chapter 3 - The Merchants
Chapter 4 - The Provincial Influx
Chapter 5 - Immigrant Society
Chapter 6 - Economic Foundations
Chapter 7 - The Involvement of New York Greeks in the Greek-Turkish War of 1897
Chapter 8 - Fraternal Associations
Chapter 9 - The Immigrant Church
Chapter 10 - The Immigrant Press
Chapter 11 - Conclusion
Notes
Appendices
Bibliography
Index


Good luck with your Greek family genealogy research.


Georgia Keilman nee Stryker (Stratigakos)
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