TITLE

Immigration and the Brahmins

AUTHOR(S)
Cannato, Vincent J.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Humanities;May/Jun2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the status of immigration in Boston, Massachusetts in the late nineteenth century and the establishment of the Immigration Restriction League (IRL) in 1894. An 1880 census showed that 63 percent of Bostonians were either immigrants or the children of immigrants. The founding of the IRL was part of a national wave of reform during the 1890s.
ACCESSION #
48342837

 

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