Mary Antin (June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist.
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... Mary Antin (June 13, 1881 – May 15, 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist ... Antin is best known for her 1912 autobiography The Promised Land, which describes her public school education and assimilation into American culture, as ... After its publication, Antin lectured on her immigrant experience to many audiences across the country, and became a major supporter for Theodore Roosevelt and his Progressive Party ...
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“Outside America I should hardly be believed if I told how simply, in my experience, Dover Street merged into the Back Bay.”
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