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During the immigration boom of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, various agencies sold steamship tickets to immigrants and their families, arranging for passage to and from America. As transatlantic migration grew, steamship lines relied on…

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Archibald Silverman, born on March 5, 1880 in Russia, immigrated to the United States 10 years later. In 1897, along with his brother Charles, he started Silverman Brothers, a jewelry manufacturing company in Providence on Eddy Street. He began with…
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