Suggested Locations, Readings and Data


1.) Berkshire Athenaeum Pittsfield's Public Library, 1 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield MA, 01201


2.) Berkshire County Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road, Pittsfield NA, 01201

3.) Map



1.) Dickson, John S. Images of America: Berkshire County’s Industrial Heritage (Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2017).

2.) Hasian, Jr. Marouf A. Conserving the Nation's Germplasm: Nativist Discourse and the Passage of the 1924 Immigration Restriction Act in 24 Legal Stud. F. 157 (2000) / Legal Studies Forum, Vol. 24, Issue 1 (2000), p. 157-174.

3.) Hutton, Timothey J. and Jeffrey G. Williamson. What Drove the Mass Migrations from

Europe in the Late Nineteenth Century?. Population and Development Review, 20, no. 3 (September, 1994), 1-27.


4.) Jacobson, Matthew Frye. Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the

Alchemy of Race (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1998).


5.) The Folk Arts Council (Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Pittsfield Police Association, 1975).


1.) United States Census, 1920 


2.) United States Census, 1940