Russian Jews 1900 and before in Europe photos | http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/haventohome/images/hh0054s.jpg

The Jewish Immigrant. (January New York: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), 1909 Hebraic Section, Library of Congress

Young 9-year-old FRANK SINATRA, at his first communion in 1924.  Born Francis Albert Sinatra, he was an only child of immigrant parents and grew up in Hoboken, NJ.

Before They Were Stars: Young FRANK SINATRA, at his first communion in Born Francis Albert Sinatra, he was an only child of immigrant parents and grew up in Hoboken, N.

UNFREAKING BELIEVABLE!! And now he wants to prosecute pot smokers in legal states as per a letter he sent to congress! He has investments in private prisons. He is a dangerous crazy old fucker who has to be stopped!

And now he wants to prosecute pot smokers in legal states as per a letter he sent to congress! He has investments in private prisons. He is a dangerous crazy old fucker who has to be stopped!

Trump’s Move to End DACA and Echoes of the Immigration Act of 1924 | The New Yorker

Trump’s Move to End DACA and Echoes of the Immigration Act of 1924 | The New Yorker

Japanese Friendship Doll, Miss Wakayama by Hirata Goyo II, Circa 1927

Ichimatsu Japanese Friendship Doll, Miss Wakayama by Hirata Goyo II, Circa 1927

"History has neglected Congressman Albert Johnson, ‘Father of the 1924 Immigration Bill.’ The act codified the concept of admitting aliens into the United States on the basis of quotas."

"History has neglected Congressman Albert Johnson, ‘Father of the 1924 Immigration Bill.’ The act codified the concept of admitting aliens into the United States on the basis of quotas."

Menachem Ptasznik immigrated to Eretz Israel in 1924. His parents remained in Stopnica together with the rest of the family. In their final letter to Menachem the family described what had happened to them under German occupation:

Menachem Ptasznik immigrated to Eretz Israel in His parents remained in Stopnica together with the rest of the family. In their final letter to Menachem the family described what had happened to them under German occupation:

Jelani Cobb writes about how President Trump’s move to end DACA resembles other racist immigration laws throughout U.S. history, like the Immigration Act of 1924.

Trump’s Move to End DACA and Echoes of the Immigration Act of 1924

Jelani Cobb writes about how President Trump’s move to end DACA resembles other racist immigration laws throughout U.S. history, like the Immigration Act of 1924.

UShistory-c-block - Immigration Acts of 1917 and 1924

UShistory-c-block - Immigration Acts of 1917 and 1924

Milestones: 1921–1936 - Office of the Historian

Milestones: - Office of the Historian

On July 4, 1872, Calvin Coolidge was born and would become the 30th president of the United States, when he got to put on an Indian headdress and pose for this picture. Actually in 1924, President Coolidge signed a bill granting Native Americans full citizenship in their native country. In the photo left, Coolidge was made a chief of the Sioux by Henry Standing Bear.

In President Coolidge signed a bill granting Native Americans full citizenship in their native country (ahem). In the photo left, Coolidge was made a chief of the Sioux by Henry Standing Bear.

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