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Evil-doer, Why Do You Beat Your Brother?

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Title

Evil-doer, Why Do You Beat Your Brother?

Date

April 25, 1924

Subject

Rosenbloom, Benjamin
Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish

Description

Captioned “An old Egyptian street scene replayed in Congress in Washington,” a woman labeled “Americanism” holds Congressman Rosenblum back from beating a Jewish immigrant with a club marked “Complete cessation of immigration.” The image references Republican Representative Benjamin Rosenbloom of West Virginia, who was virulently anti-immigrant, in spite of the fact that his own parents had emigrated to the United States from Russia.

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, “Evil-doer, Why Do You Beat Your Brother?,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed September 25, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6368.
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