“Line Inspection at Ellis Island”

Edith Abbott. From Immigration: Select Documents and Case Records, 1924.

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This excerpt from economist and social worker Edith Abbott’s book on immigration provides a detailed description of the physical examinations intended to weed out physically or mentally disabled immigrants.

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Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Line Inspection at Ellis Island
Short Title Line Inspection at Ellis Island, 1924
Book Title Immigration: Select Documents and Case Records
Place of Publication Chicago
Publisher The University of Chicago Press
Creator Edith Abbott
Publication Date 1924
Pages pp. 244-247
Call Number J 383 .015
Location General Collections 2nd floor