Proposed new laws for regulating immigration and naturalization, 1920National Committee for Constructive Immigration LegislationView Full Text in University of California
Quota areas related to the Immigration Act of 1924Department of State. Office of the Geographer. (10/7/1941 - 1/15/1944)View Full Item in National Archives at College Park - Cartographic
Letter to James J. Davis, Department of Labor, from Portuguese Citizens of California Regarding the Immigration Act of 1924Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. 6/14/1940-3/1/2003View Full Item in National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference
In this letter, the Portuguese citizens of California requested that the Immigration Act be amended to allow more Portuguese to enter the United States.
Resolution from the Croatian League of Illinois to the Committee on Immigration and NaturalizationDepartment of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. 6/14/1940-3/1/2003View Full Item in National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference
In this letter, the Croatian League of Illinois protested against the Immigration Act of 1924 because it restricted immigration from "Jugo-Slavia."
Letter from Polish Citizens Club to U.S. Government protesting the Immigration Act of 1924Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. 6/14/1940-3/1/2003View Full Item in National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference
In this letter the Polish Citizens Club protested against the reduction of the number of Polish immigrants allowed into the United States by the pending Immigration Act of 1924.
Album for the Venegas, a Mexican immigrant family from 1916 to 1979, including photographs and immigration papersView Full Item in Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
This digital object includes select family photographs and documents from the original album assembled by Dr. Maria Teresa Venegas, daughter of Miguel and Dolores Venegas, to document her parents' his…
S.S. Canopic landing in Boston with immigrant passengers, 1920Jones, Leslie, 1886-1967View Full Image in Boston Public Library
Title and date from information provided by Leslie Jones or the Boston Public Library on the negative or negative sleeve.
Roman Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, the first Lithuanian national church in Maspeth, Queens, 1920Paul SlapikasView Full Image in Queens Borough Public Library
The Roman Catholic Church of the Transfiguration, the first Lithuanian national church in Maspeth, Queens, which was dedicated on August 8, 1908. Collected through the Culture in Transit grant program…
Sophonisba Breckinridge, Hull-House Resident and member of the Immigrants’ Protective League, 1920View Full Image in University of Illinois at Chicago
Hull-House Resident (1907-1920) Sophonisba Breckinridge who was involved in the Immigrants' Protective League, National Consumer's League, the Women's Trade Union League and the Children's Bureau, sit…
Mexican immigrants Luz Mendez and her cousin Rosalia, 1920View Full Item in California State University, Northridge
Antonio Regalado Calvo (1900-1973) and Maria de la Luz Mendez Calvo (1896-1982) were immigrants from Sonora, Mexico. They made a life together as the owners of a small Mexican restaurant, Las Delicias…
Chinese section of downtown Seattle, 1920Webster & StevensView Full Image in University of Washington
Starting in 1907, Chinese and Japanese businesses began moving to the area around King Street. By the 1920s, most of Seattle's Chinese residents lived and worked there. The population was largely male…
Immigration and Labor: The Economic Aspects of European Immigration to the United States, 1922Hourwich, Isaac A. (Isaac Aaronovich), 1860-1924View Full Text in University of California
Immigration case file for Chinese merchant, teacher, and student, 1923Department of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Northeast Region. INS District No. 3 (New York, NY). 6/14/1940-View Full Item in National Archives at New York
This document is filed with the Chinese Exclusion Act case file involving Warren Wong.
Book about Chinese migrations in the U.S., with special reference to labor conditions, 1923Chʻen, Ta, 1896-View Full Text in University of California
Oath of Allegiance by Swedish immigrant August Young, 1923View Full Item in McCulloch County Historical Commission
Photocopy of August Young's Oath of Allegiance presented to the McCulloch County District Court, in which he renounces allegiance to any foreign power, particularly to the King of Sweden, before swear…
Manual on English pronunciation for foreigners, 1924California Department of Public Instruction Division of Immigrant Education, Barrows, Sarah T, McCauley, Mary, Johnson, OliveView Full Item in San Francisco State University, J. Paul Leonard Library
Document entitled English Pronunciation for Foreigners by Sarah T. Barrows State Teachers College, San Francisco, California describes issues of teaching English language pronunciation to recent immig…
Writings on the effects of Chinese Exclusion and the Immigration Law of 1924 on persons of Chinese descent in the U.S.Stidger, Oliver P., authorView Full Item in California Historical Society
Stidger was the attorney for the Chinese Chamber of Commerce. This pamphlet discusses the 1924 Immigration Law only as it applies to merchants.
California’s answer to Japan on the Immigration Act of 1924California Joint Immigration Committee: authorView Full Item in California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Booklet responding to the Japan Times's October 1, 1924 special edition, "Message from Japan to America," concerning the subject of immigration and the Immigration Act of 1924. Written on behalf of th…
Letter from American Hebrew soliciting W. E. B. DuBois for a contribution to a special issue on the effects of immigration laws, 1924American HebrewView Full Text in Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
An offer to contribute to a special issue of the magazine to consider what impact recent changes in immigration law will have in the year 2000.
Arrival investigation case file for Dr. Sun Yat Sen, first President of the Republic of ChinaDepartment of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. San Francisco District Office. ?- ?View Full Item in National Archives at San Francisco
This is an immigration arrival investigation case file for Dr. Sun Yat Sen, first President of the Republic of China, known as "the Father of modern China." The first portion of the file documents Dr…
Italian immigrant Signora Ventrella on the Iron Range in Minnesota, 1925Sawtella, Nickolaus, Ventrella, SignoraView Full Item in Minnesota Historical Society
Letter to Maria de los Reyes regarding the Alien Land Law and eviction of Japanese residentsHand, Geo. H., [for Maria de los Reyes D. de Francis?]: authorView Full Item in California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Citing a need to comply with the Alien Land Law ("Alien Land Act"), the letter notes that people of Japanese descent have been observed on leaseholder Petty's property, and demands that they vacate th…
Congressional hearing on immigration and citizenship of American-born women married to aliens, 1926United States. Congress. House. Committee on Immigration and NaturalizationView Full Text in University of Minnesota
Hearing no. 69.1.10
Article concerning a change to immigration law to allow Hindus to become American citizens, 1926New RepublicView Full Text in Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Reprint of an article concerning a change to immigration law to allow Hindus to become American citizens.
Certificate of U.S. citizenship for Teruo Katayama, resident of Hawaii, 1927United States. Department of Labor. Immigration Service: authorView Full Item in California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Certificate is for Teruo Katayama, and lists him as "a person of the Japanese race, resident in Hawaii. 1 certificate, typescript; 1 photograph, black and white This collection includes records of lan…
Letter from Miguel Venegas in Los Angeles to his father Juan Venegas in Mexico, 1927Venegas, Miguel, 1897-1994View Full Item in Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
Spanish letter accompanied with English translation by Dr. Maria Teresa Venegas. Handwritten family correspondence from Miguel in Los Angeles to his father Juan Venegas in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico…
National origins provision of immigration law, 1928United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on immigrationView Full Text in University of Michigan
Congressional hearing on immigration restrictions in the Western hemisphere, 1928United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on ImmigrationView Full Text in University of Minnesota
Hiram W. Johnson, chairman.
YWCA report on “The Mexicans of the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin”Fenton, Agnes MView Full Text in Wisconsin Historical Society
Social worker Agnes Fenton visited Mexican families in Milwaukee on a weekly basis for much of 1929 when the city, by her estimate, was home to about 4,000 Mexican-Americans. In this somewhat rambling…
Deportation agents at a Los Angeles immigration department, 1931Dick Whittington StudioView Full Item in University of Southern California. Libraries
5 photographs of men in office, Los Angeles, CA, 1931. "Subject: Deportation publicity; Agency: Dorris, c/o C.P. Visel, Room 136A, City Hall; Client: U[nited] S[tates] Immigration dep[artmen]t; Origin…
Yearbook dedicated North Carolina immigrant settlers, 1932Holoman, MarionView Full Text in University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The 1932 yearbook is dedicated to The Immigrant, with each chapter highlighting a different group of North Carolina settlers (Scotch-Irish, Germans, Highland Scots, English, French Huguenots). Senior…
Population map tracking births, deaths, immigration, and emigration, 1933Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)View Full Image in University of Illinois at Chicago
A Century of Progress census map exhibit showing the net change in U.S. population after births, deaths, immigration, and emigration is calculated. The map estimated a net gain of one person every 37…
Immigration portrait of Genevieve Kopczynski, 1935Kwasniewski, Roman B.J., 1886-1980View Full Item in University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Kopczynski, Genevieve / 1609 W. Lincoln Ave.
U.S. Immigration Office Near Tiajuana, Mexico, 1936Burton Frasher Sr. 1888-1955View Full Item in Pomona Public Library
Immigrant identification card for Korean immigrant Shugnak Kim, 1937View Full Item in University of Southern California. Libraries
Filipino cannery workers at harbor, Alitak, Kodiak Island, 1937Pabillon, M.P.View Full Image in University of Washington
Affadavit for a “paper son,” a Chinese immigrant attempting to bypass Chinese exclusion laws, 1938United States, Immigration and Naturalization Service, Chin, Harry, Soon, Chin HongView Full Item in Minnesota Historical Society
Falsified document used by a Chinese citizen to immigrate to the United States by claiming he was the brother of a man who was already a U.S. citizen, 1938. The letter size affidavit is stapled to bro…
Chinese boys playing mah jong at Seattle immigration station, 1938Staff PhotographerSeattle Post-IntelligencerView Full Image in University of Washington
1 nitrate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in.; dichroic fog
Letter from Rachel Davis DuBois announcing the broadcast of “Americans All – Immigrants All”DuBois, Rachel DavisView Full Text in Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Alerting "Friends" to the impending broadcast of "Americans All - Immigrants All" by Columbia Broadcasting Systems, Inc., and urging listeners to send letters of endorsement to President Roosevelt.
Still from “Ellis Island,” a 1938 film about a romance between an American war correspondent and Irish immigrantView Full Image in University of Washington
Ellis Island. From the back: "Wistfully charming is Arleen Whelan, Hollywood 'Cinderella Girl,' as Don Ameche tells her of his love in a romantic scene of the 20th Century-Fox production, 'Ellis Islan…
Letter from the Resettlement Division of the National Coordinating Committee regarding Jewish refugees in Manitowoc, WisconsinNational Coordinating Committee, Resettlement DivisionView Full Text in University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
These photocopies of two letters from the Resettlement Division of the National Coordinating Committee to the Manitowoc Coordinating Committee are typical of the correspondence involved in efforts to…