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William B. Welsh papers, 1819-1956, bulk 1952-1956

Series IV: Immigration, 1952-1955

Material in this series relates to immigration legislation and problems faced by immigrants. It includes a wide range of documents, such as immigration and crime statistics, clippings and editorials, information on the effect of the McCarren Act on immigrants, a collection of hate literature (much of it anti-Semitic) accompanied by notes, and letters to Lehman from people who experienced problems applying for visas or with reentering the country and his responses. The series focuses primarily on European immigration, but there are two folders on illegal Mexican immigrants.

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Box 3 Folder 7 Eastland, James O.,--Background Material and Racist Statements, 1956


Box 3 Folder 8 Amendments in 84th Congress,1955


Box 3 Folder 9 Bibliography, 1953


Box 3 Folder 10 Crime Statistics, 1952-1954


Box 3 Folder 11 Draft Speeches, undated



Box 4 Folder 1 Editorials, 1953


Box 4 Folder 2 83rd Congress, 1953


Box 4 Folder 3 Foreign Press Comments, 1952-1953


Box 4 Folder 4 General articles, 1952-1953



Box 5 Folder 1 Hardship Cases, 1953


Box 5 Folder 2 Hate Literature, 1953


Box 5 Folder 3 Hate Literature, 1952


Box 5 Folder 4-5 Human Interest Background, 1952-1953


Box 5 Folder 6 Justice Department: Deportations, 1953-1955



Box 6 Folder 1 McCarran Bill: Amendment to S.2550, 1952


Box 6 Folder 2 McCarran Bill Fact Sheet For Floor Debate, undated


Box 6 Folder 3 Private Bills, 1953


Box 6 Folder 4 Publications and Reprints, 1952-1953


Box 6 Folder 5 Race, 1953


Box 6 Folder 6 Resolutions and Editorials in Congressional Record, 1953


Box 6 Folder 7 Statistics, 1953-1954



Box 7 Folder 1 Illegal Immigrants, 1954


Box 7 Folder 2 Illegal Immigrants, 1951-1953