Jewish Immigration to America

There’s No Place to Set One’s Foot Down

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Title

There’s No Place to Set One’s Foot Down

Date

August 5, 1921

Subject

Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish

Description

A Jewish refugee attempts to set his foot down somewhere on the planet, only to be met with knives blade-side up and marked with the names of the countries that don’t want him: Poland, Rumania, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, America, Latvia, Palestine, Austria, Canada, Estonia, etc., etc.

Creator

Mitchell Loeb
Der groyser kundes

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

Yiddish

Type

Cartoon

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Citation

Mitchell Loeb and Der groyser kundes, “There’s No Place to Set One’s Foot Down,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed July 28, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6359.
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