Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from all of us here at the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library! Interested in reading more about Irish-American heritage? Why not check out:

  • Making the Irish American: History and Heritage of the Irish in the United States edited by J.J. Lee and Marion R. Casey.  Providing 29 perspectives on the story of the Irish in America, this book offers an understanding of the Irish immigrant impact on America, and America’s impact on the Irish immigrant. It explores the channels through which the Irish have made their mark in various fields.
  • The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings by Thomas Maier. A portrait of the country’s favorite political dynasty as the ultimate Irish Catholic family–and a revelatory look at how the American immigrant experience shaped both their stunning success and spectacular tragedies. Drawing on groundbreaking research both here and abroad, acclaimed journalist Thomas Maier shows how their cultural background molded the Kennedy family to the core.

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