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ProQuest History Vault: Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930

ProQuest History Vault: Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930
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1880 - 1930 (ProQuest) limited to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Texas at Austin fulltext of articles available
Primary source documents of investigations made by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930, and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens.

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Series A: Subject Correspondence Files:

  • Part 1: Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1906-1913
  • Part 1: Supplement: Asian Immigration and Exclusion, 1898-1941
  • Part 2: Mexican Immigration, 1906-1930
  • Part 3: Ellis Island, 1900-1933
  • Part 4: European Investigations, 1898-1936
  • Part 5: Prostitution and White Slavery, 1902-1933
  • Part 6: Suppression of Aliens

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Immigration Records of the INS, 1880-1930 (ProQuest History Vault)
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