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Another informative slice of Michigan history. I guess the acorns haven't fallen too far from the oak tree when it comes to the characterization of immigrants and the attitudes some have towards the more recent newcomers to America..

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Thank you.

That James Merrill fellow was a piece of work. Sadly, it is disturbing how easy and unexamined racism was in the popular literature, music, etc. of his time (1910). So disheartening to see this ignorance returning to our current discourse.

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