Book Title: The Promise of a New Life: Jewish Immigrants in America, 1820–1880

Client/Publisher: Smithsonian Institution (2003)

Role: Designer

Author: Susan H. Myers

Size: 9.25 x 11.25 inches, case bound with jacket

Based on the Smithsonian exhibit “Communities in a Changing Nation: The Promise of 19th-Century America”, this 80-page, full-color book shares both the artifacts and stories of the Jewish immigrants living in the United States during the mid-1800’s.

Included are 10 removal reproductions of documents from the Smithsonian exhibit, which was on display at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC in 2003–2004.




With over 18 years of experience in agency and studio settings, Amy Redmond is a visual designer who thrives on variety, creating print and interactive work for corporate and non-profit clients. To keep her creativity refreshed, Amy balances digital design with time in her letterpress studio (Amada Press) in Seattle. She also teaches at the School of Visual Concepts.

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November 8, 2003