Jewish Immigration to America

According to the Letter of the Law

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Title

According to the Letter of the Law

Date

May 5, 1921

Subject

Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish

Description

An immigration official shows the new “three percent” law to a wailing woman labeled “Immigration” and locked out of a gate marked “New edict” and says, “I can’t allow more than three percent in.”

Creator

Zuni Maud
Der groyser kundes

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

Yiddish

Type

Cartoon

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Citation

Zuni Maud and Der groyser kundes, “According to the Letter of the Law,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 28, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6355.
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