A 1946 film on Immigration - Reviews the history of immigration to the United States

This video reviews the history of immigration to the United States up to the restrictive law passed in 1924. A dramatized scene in a European steamship office is used to show the economic, political and religious motives for immigration. Contains scenes of Ellis Island and New York City in the early 20th century.



Tags: immigration, common aspirations, school, irish, british, german, scandinavians, east europeans, asians, chinese, japanese, african, 1924

Location: United States

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