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A Multitude of Immigrants
AMERICAN NEWSPAPERS AND HOW THEY ADDRESSED THE IMMIGRATION ISSUE

 

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Below are the headlines for eleven articles published between 1891 and 1910, each discussing the "immigration question." Simply click on the link to any of  the individual article(s) that interests you, or start from the first page and use the "next" links at the end of each page's text to proceed through each page of the exhibition.

From an article in the Sun newspaper, New York City, dated April 21, 1891:
 

The Hebrew Influx.


Attempts to Regulate It so that It Shall Not be Too Heavy.

From an article in the New-York Daily Tribune, New York City, dated November 23, 1902:
 

SMUGGLING IMMIGRANTS INTO THIS COUNTRY


HOW UNDESIRABLE PERSONS GET INTO CANADA
AND THEN ARE RUN OVER THE BORDER
.

From the New York Tribune Illustrated Supplement, May 10, 1903:


MORE IMMIGRANTS WILL LAND ON THESE SHORES IN 1903
THAN IN ANY PREVIOUS YEAR, EXPERTS ESTIMATE


From The World newspaper, Tuesday Evening, May 19, 1903:


JEWS FLOCK IN THOUSANDS TO AMERICA.


Refugees from All Parts of Europe Spurred to Emigrate Owing to the
Fear of Renewal of Massacres that Disgraced Kishineff.

ADVANCE GUARD ARRIVES


Troops and Artillery Displayed on Public Streets in Russia
to Prevent Any More Outbreaks of the Lawless Element.

From The World newspaper, Thursday Evening, May 21, 1903:


SOME OF THE 6,000 IMMIGRANTS WHO SWARMED INTO PORT TO-DAY,
BEING LANDED AT THE RECEPTION PIER ON ELLIS ISLAND.

From The New-York Daily Tribune, dated July 24, 1903:
 

PAUPER JEWS COMING.


RESULT OF KISHINEFF.


Devious Means of Entry--Contract Labor Laughed At.

From The New-York Daily Tribune, dated July 29, 1903:
 

IMMIGRATION TRAFFIC.


Abolition of Consular Supervision--Safeguards Urgently Needed.

London, July 15.

From The World newspaper, June 18, 1904:
 

IMMIGRANT ARMY LANDS TO-MORROW


Eight Great Steamers, Crowded with Steerage Passengers,
Will Be Unloaded at Ellis Island During the Day.

From the New York Tribune, dated December 17, 1905:
 

BIG WAVE OF JEWS COMING.


American Fund for the Relief of Those So Bitterly Oppressed In Russia
Will Be Used to Bring Thousands Here.

From an article in the New York Tribune, dated December 18, 1905:
 

IMMIGRANTS PATCHED UP.


TRACHOMA GETTING IN.


Foreign Doctors Make Undesirable Aliens Able to Enter.

From the New-York Daily Tribune, dated December 18, 1910:


TO DECREASE AND CLARIFY STREAM OF INCOMING ALIENS


Such is Plan of Immigration Commission, and Many Leading Americans Agree
That Congestion in Industrial Communities Causes Serious Ills.
 




 

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