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Pioneers 1900-1942, The

Description:
The Greeks! The Hellenes! Oi Ellines! These proud, passionate, and industrious people migrated to America in the early 1900's. Many landed in New York and Boston, while the more adventuresome headed due west to California. Despite many hardships and struggles, these Greeks displayed courage, perseverance, and unyielding faith to prosper as Americans.' Join us as these humble souls generously retell their remarkable stories with great humor in 'THE PIONEERS'.
Distributor:
The Greek Heritage Society of Southern California
Length:
57 minutes
Ages:
All ages
Notes:
Hosted by Olympia Dukakis. The young will learn about their parents and grandparents. The older folks will be able to reminisce.
   

 

I feel this film would be of interest to PBS stations, and that every library should purchase a copy. Our youth, as an incentive, should view this film and see the struggles the immigrants triumphed through.

Elayne Blythe
President
Film Advisory Board, Inc.