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A Perfect Fit!

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A Perfect Fit!


October 24, 1924


Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish


President Coolidge looks at a woman (representing American industry) squeezed into a suit marked “3 percent immigration” and says, “That really looks good on you. I should have such luck at the ballot box.” Referencing a speech Coolidge had given the previous week in which he said that reduced immigration would be good for America, the cartoon comments on the fact that a reduction in immigration will decrease the number of workers, leaving American industry without a sufficient work force.


Zuni Maud
Der groyser kundes


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