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The Start of a Movement: The New York Bureau of Industries and Immigration, 1908–1914

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

More than 19 million immigrants entered the United States in 1900–30, one-third of them at the nation's largest city and busiest port, New York. The challenges these new arrivals faced began at the ... More


The California Plan: The Commission of Immigration and Housing, 1913–1917

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

The immigrant welfare activities of the New York Bureau of Industries and Immigration (NYBII) inspired progressives in other parts of the country to develop similar programs to address their states' ... More


An Unhealthy Relationship: Eugenics and Americanization in New York, 1914–1917

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Americanization gained momentum as both a social movement and public policy in 1913–15. Frances A. Kellor, the former chief investigator for the NYBII, was working to build a national movement ... More


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