GG Archives Topical Publications
Our Topical Publications cover Immigrant Documents and Documentation, the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919, Researching Immigration through Primary and Other Sources, Ocean Liner & Travel Brochures, Ocean Liner Breakfast Menus, and Revisiting the RMS Titanic.
Immigrant/Immigration documents that are available online at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives that include Vaccination Certificates, Immigrant Identification Cards, Immigrant ID Tags, Passage Contracts & Tickets, and Alien Cards.
Genealogists will find these especially useful in identifying the documents they have in their family heirlooms. Students often find the illustrations and information ideal for completing reports on immigration for school.
PDF 39.73 MB 114 Pages © 2020
The term "Spanish" flu was coined because Spain was at the time the only European country where the press were printing reports of the outbreak, which had killed thousands in the armies fighting World War I (1914–1918). Other countries suppressed the news in order to protect morale. In the U.S., about 28% of the population of 105 million became infected, and 500,000 to 675,000 died.
PDF 27.70 MB 41 Pages © 2020
Genealogist, Family Historians, Teachers, and Students: Download our Digital Learning Book by the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives. A ready reference you can use to prepare student exercises and learn more about the role ephemera in our immigration history.
PDF 25.11 MB 174 Pages © 2020
Fabulous Collection of Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures from the latter 1800s through the 1950s. Many are not only rare but offer a unique glimpse of passenger accommodations for ocean travel, often profusely illustrated with photographs and other illustrations.
PDF 36.04 MB 90 Pages © 2020
Vintage breakfast menus from the steamships and ocean liners from 1898 through 1955. View the wide variety of offerings in each bill of fare from various classes of passengers. Excellent graphics and menu layouts can provide ideas for your own special event breakfast menu. Menus are listed in chronological order.
PDF 30.13 MB 48 Pages © 2020
The White Star liner Titanic, the largest ship ever built, bound from Liverpool for New York, collided with an iceberg, four hundred miles off the shore of Newfoundland, on the night of April 14th, and about four hours later sank in water two miles deep.
Download our PDF Book Revisiting the RMS Titanic for a summary of the materials available at the GG Archives.
PDF 36.97 MB 207 Pages © 2020