Immigration

Notice From Massachusetts State Board of Health of an Immigrant Infected with Cholera

 

 

There was a large increase in immigration in the early twentieth century. Many of these immigrants were from non-English speaking countries.  This was a change from the immigration in America's past.  Russia and Italy were two of the countries from which these new immigrants came.

Telegram from Italian Welfare, Ellis Island to City of Somerville to  Verify Place of Birth