Only fields with the * must be filled in, the rest are optional

    Story Title (name of immigrant)*

    Tips for Writing

    Your Name

    Email (we will always keep this private) *

    Your Relation to Immigrant

    Came from*

    Landed in*


    We recommend you write your narrative in a Word document and then copy and paste it in the "Story Box" on this page.
    Try to answer all the questions below in your story, but if you don't have that information then skip to the next part of the story. The box is expandable for as much as you want to write and paste into it.

      Questions For Your Story
    • What did the immigrant do in their country of origin? What was their life like?

    • What was the Immigrant's reason(s) for leaving?

    • How did the Immigrant make their way to the US?

    • Where did the Immigrant first settle in the US and what work did s/he do?

    • What were the biggest challenges to getting a toehold in the US?

    • Looking back, what is the Immigrant most proud of or feel most strongly about?

    • Story Box: Story - You can paste your whole story here.

      Attach a photo(s/) of yourself and or your family. If confidentiality is an issue then skip this part.
      Only one attachment is possible with form. To send more, email: with attachments and title of story to add them to.

      If you'd rather submit a video of yourself speaking, then enter URL/link for OnlineVideo How to Upload & Submit a Video

      Optional Story tags (add tag words separated by commas, such as place
      names, people or type of work)

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