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Ireland & American Irish Studies

The following site is designed to give the reader an introductory look at the importance of the Irish experience through various resources on the subject via electronic digital and traditional means of scholarship.

Delaware & Raritan Canal - Irish Labor

This site is designed to provide the researcher with an introductory guide of book resources related to the work of Irish labor on the Delaware & Raritan Canal (New Jersey) and related projects found within our Main Collection and in our various Irish Rare Book Libraries. The following is not a comprehensive list. Additional research materials can be found in our databases and other resource tools are available in relation to this topic via our main University Libraries search engine - Questions are always welcome and further information gladly provided in regard to this and all subject areas.

Deyrup, Marta and Maura Grace Harrington.  The Irish-American Experience in New Jersey and Metropolitan New York: Cultural Identity, Hybridity, and Commemoration. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2013)  [* Paul Ferris - "With Pick and Shovel": Commemorating the Workers Who Died Building the Delaware and Raritan Canal, 1830-1834," pages. 173-191]