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Casey Bulgarian.-Thirty-six years of age. Twelve years in this country.
First Papers. Attitude towards this country: “ Best country in the world. Good schools to send my children. I am going to send my boy to big school (college) when he gets older.”
Case 8 Italian.-Thirty-four years of age. Six years, nine months in this
country. Not naturalized. Attitude towards this country: “No good country. Boss always say, 'hurry up'. Americans 'cuss' us all the time."
Case 9 Italian.—Thirty-nine years of age. Sixteen years, two months in this
country. Fully naturalized. Attitude towards this country: “Fine country. Save some money every pay day. Any time go to St. Louis and have a big time.”
Case 10 Hungarian.-Forty-seven years of age. Nineteen years, four months
in this country. Not naturalized. Attitude towards this country: Country on the 'bum. Some people all time make big money. I all time make little money. Americans all time get the easy jobs.”
Case 11 Russian.-Sixty-one years of age. Twenty-nine years, six months in
this country. Fully naturalized. Attitude towards this country: "I like this country. Any country worth living in is worth bragging about.”
Case 12 Greek.—Thirty-nine years of age. Eight years, seven months in this
country. Not naturalized. Attitude towards this country: “ People over here drink a little and pay big fine. Over in my country, drink all you can. Pay no fine. Going back to my country next year.'
Case 13 Roumanian.-Thirty-four years of age. Eight years, eleven months
in this country. First Papers. Attitude towards this country:
All time have lots of fun. Me and my wife go out in our Ford and see all the country. All time have money."
Oase 14 Italian.--Forty-seven years of age. Nineteen years, one month in
this country. “Fully naturalized. Attitude towards this coun. try: “I never want to go back to Italy. Very good country is the United States."
Case 15 Hungarian.—Fifty-four years of age. Twenty-four years, five months
in this country. Fully naturalized. Attitude towards this country: “Good country to work in, but there are lots of crooks always trying to beat the foreigners out of their money, especially in doctoring and banking."
Case 16 Russian.-Thirty-six years of age. Eleven years, ten months in this
country. Fully naturalized. Attitude towards this country: “People in the United States make a mistake when they think all the Russians over here are 'Reds. Most of them are not and are as loyal to this country as any other class of foreigners."
Case 17 Hungarian.—Twenty-eight years of age. Three years, six months in
this country. Not naturalized. Attitude towards this country: Country good. Some day have lots of money."
Case 18 Greek.—Thirty-three years of age. Eleven years, one month in this
country. First Papers. Attitude towards this country: Country pretty good. Better than my country. I am going to bring my father and mother over here."
From the foregoing pages, it will be seen that there has grown up in the United States a considerable body of laws relating to the immigrant, both before and after his admission into the country. Yet if it is permissible here to express a hope, it is that the full import of both immigration and naturalization laws may be better understood by both natives and aliens in the future, than in the past, and that the present restrictive legislation will not occasion on the part of any part of any group, absurd feelings of racial superiority.
BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR PART I So many books have been written on various aspects of immigration in the United States that no attempt at a complete bibliography is made here. The list given is sufficiently varied to enable the student to gain a wide knowledge of the subject. More extended references may be secured from a number of the books mentioned. Periodical literature on the subject is so voluminous that it is not included here. References may be obtained from library lists. Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Immigration. Abbott, Edith: Immigration. Select Documents and case Records,
1924. Antin, Mary: The Promised Land, 1914.
Balch, Emily G.: Our Slavic Pellow Citizens, 1910.
, William J.: History of Immigration into the United States, 1856. Commons, J. R.: Races and Immigrants in America, 2nd ed. 1922. Coolidge, Mary R.: Chinese Immigration, 1901. Davis, Jerome: The Russian Immigrant, 1922. Fairchild, Henry Pratt: Immigration, 1916. Fairchild, Henry Pratt: Greek Immigration to the United States,
1911. Gulick, Sidney L.: The American Japanese Problem, 1914. Hall, P. F.: Immigration, 1913. Jenks, J. W., and Lauck, W. J.: The Immigration Problem, 5th ed.,
1922. MacLean, Annie Marion: Some Problems of Reconstruction, 1921, MacLean, Annie Marion: Our Neighbors, 1922. Millis, H. A.: The Japanese Problem in the United States, 1915. Roberts, Peter: The New Immigration, 1912. Ross, Edward A.: The Old World in the New, 1914. Steiner, Edward A.: On the Trail of the Immigrant, 1906. Thomas, W. I., and Florian Znaniecki: The Polish Peasant in Europe
and America, 2 vols., 1918–20. Warne, Frank Julian: The Tide of Immigration, 1916. Whelpley, James D.: The Problem of the Immigrant, 1905.
The following six books were prepared under the auspices of the Interchurch World Movement and published by the George H. Doran Company: * Davis, Jerome: The Russians and Ruthenians in America, 1922.
Fox, Paul: The Poles in America, 1922. * Miller, Kenneth D.: The Czecho-Slovaks in America, 1922. * Rose, Philip M.: The Italians in America, 1922. Souders, D. A.: The Magyars in America, 1922. Xenides, J. P.: The Greeks in America, 1922.
When completed, there will be sixteen volumes in the above series.
The following are the Americanization Studies of the Carnegie Corporation of New York and published by Harper Brothers 1920–24: * Breckinridge, S. P.: New Homes for Old.
Claghorn, Kate H.: The Immigrants Day in Court. Daniels, John: America via the Neighborhood. * Davis, Michael, M.: Immigrant Health and the Community. Gavit, John P.: Americans by Choice. • Leiserson William M.: Adjusting Immigrant and Industry.
Park, Robert E.: The Immigrant Press and its Control. % Park and Miller: Old World Traits Transplanted. Speek, Peter A.: A Stake in the Land.
Thompson, Frank V.: Schooling of the Immigrant. "Summary by the Director, Allen T. Burns.