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For centuries, America has beckoned to immigrants the world over. With courage and determination they have traveled thousands of miles to rejoin loved ones, for economic opportunity, or simply to know freedom.

As a nation of immigrants, America has benefited from an infusion of talents and skills that are the foundations of many rich traditions. In the civic, economic, and artistic arenas, yesterday's newcomer is tomorrow's pioneer in a continuing process that defines us to this day.

The preservation and presentation of the immigrant experience in the United States is a central commitment of the New Americans Museum's mission. We are dedicated to insuring that individual stories are safeguarded in the Family Histories Essays and Oral and Visual Histories archives as enduring testaments to our immigrant roots as a culture and a nation.

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Thank you for your interest in the New Americans Museum. We are excited to announce that the museum will be reopening Fall 2014.  To find out how you can support our mission to celebrate America's past and promise, please contact Deborah Szekely, founder and chairman at (619)297-7757.


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New Americans Museum will reopen Fall 2014.
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