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Coming-In Trials

Coming-in Trials of Aliens The image was published in the Boston Daily Globe 4 December 1910  

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Harry Rosen

HARRY ROSEN by Lois Rosen Hirsch Rozinko was born 15 March 1889 in Daugavpils, Latvia (then Dvinsk, Russia). He sailed to the U.S. to join his sister in 1908. His brother Louis arrived in 1914. Both Rosen brothers were drafted…

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Americans in the Raw

The following article appeared in the periodical "The World's Work" A History of Our Time Volume IV, May to October 1902 Americans in the Raw: The High-Tide of Immigrants -  Their Strange Possessions and their Meager Wealth - What becomes of them?…

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Steerage Rate Wars

September 30, 2014 Historical Reporting 0 Comments

Immigrants and the Steamship Steerage Rate Wars Printed in 1904 in the weekly U.S. magazine, The Nation   Further cuts in steerage rates went into effect on Monday. Immigrants can now obtain passage from several English and Scottish ports to…

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Watch Your Step!

September 30, 2014 Photo IDs 0 Comments

Watch Your Step! This photo fell out of a library book recently in Baltimore, MD.

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Ignatz Schwartz

September 30, 2014 World War I Stories 0 Comments

IGNATZ SCHWARTZ AND HARRY B. FEILER by Sandy Malek My cousin Ignatz was born in Vitka, Hungary in 1890. He worked as a neckwear maker while he became a Yiddish teacher. He served in the US Army in World War…

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