WELSH: Coming to America

By Lynn Herdman Mascarelli
July-August 2018 edition

Further suggested readings from academics in the field:

Knowles, Anne Kelly. “Immigrant trajectories through the rural-industrial transition in Wales and the United States, 1795–1850.” Annals of the association of American Geographers 85.2 (1995): 246-266. Detailed geography of Welsh settlement in the US.

Knowles, Anne Kelly. “Religious identity as ethnic identity: The Welsh in Waukesha County.” in RC Ostergren and TR Vale, eds., Wisconsin Land and Life (1997): 282-299.

Lewis, Ronald L. Welsh Americans: A History of Assimilation in the Coalfields (2008)

Roberts, W. Arvon. 150 Famous Welsh Americans (Llygad Gwalch Cyf, 2013)
Schlenther, Boyd Stanley. “‘The English is Swallowing up Their Language’: Welsh Ethnic Ambivalence in Colonial Pennsylvania and the Experience of David Evans,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 114#2 (1990), pp 201–228

Tyler, Robert Llewellyn. “Occupational Mobility and Social Status: The Welsh Experience in Sharon, Pennsylvania, 1880–1930.” Pennsylvania History 83.1 (2016): 1-27[40]

Walley, Cherilyn A. The Welsh in Iowa (University of Wales Press, 2009).