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Index of
Destination America

by
Maldwyn Allen Jones


© 1976 Weidenfeld and Nicolson

Reproduced 2001 with permission of the publisher

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Adelsverein, 125
Adler, Jacob P., 181
agriculture, 126-9, 130, 172, 206
Albany, 75
Altman's, 165
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, 179
Amalgamated Meat Cutter's Union, 153
American Civil War, 12, 40, 78, 82, 89, 91, 120, 129
American Communist Party, 230
American Federation of Labour, 227
American Protective Association, 87
Amoskeag Woollen Company, 107
Anneke, Fritz, 133
Anti-Saloon League, 141
anti-Semitism, 188-90, 230
Argentina, 11, 12, 170, 195, 196, 221
army, immigrants join, 85-6
Astor, John Jacob, 239
Atlantic (ship), 40
Australia, 12, 15, 95, 108, 221
Austria (ship), 34, 40
Austro-Hungarian Empire, 12, 44

Bache McEver (ship), 32
Balbo, Marshal, 218
Baltimore, 48, 75, 172
Bartholdi, Frederic A., 10
Barzini, Luigi, 214
Bausch, John J., 132
Bebb, William, 98-9
Bedini, Gaetano, 80
Bell, Alexander Graham, 239
Bell, William, 31-2
Belmont, August, 167
Berlin, Irving, 186-7, 241
Birkbeck, Morris, 94
Bismarck, Otto von, 138, 139
Bloom, Sol, 191
Bloomingdale's, 165
Bok, Edward, 241
Boston, 12, 48, 75, 76-8, 82, 87-90, 172, 242
Boston Pilot, 75 
La Bourgogne (ship), 41
Boyd, Patrick, 73 
Brandeis, Justice, 191 
Brazil, 12, 195, 196 
Bremen, 25, 44 
Bremer, Fredrika, 125, 133 
Bresci, Gaetano, 217 
Brierley, Ben, 108 
British immigrants, 12, 13, 92-117, 231 
Brummelkamp, Antonie, 124-5 
Brutus (ship), 38 
Buenger, Johann Friedrich, 124 
Burlington Railroad Company, 95, 96 
Butte, Montana, 109

Cahan, Abraham, 181-4 
California, 89, 206 
Canada, 11, 12, 36-7, 38, 69, 71, 95, 98, 221 
Cantor, Eddie, 186-7 
Capone, Al, 213, 214 
Carnegie, Andrew, 15-18, 109-11, 239 
Carricks (ship), 38 
Castle Garden, New York, 47, 52-4 
Celler, Emanuel, 190, 191 
Cermak, Anton J., 154 
Chamberlain, Joseph, 42-3 
Charlestown, 79 
Chavez, Cesar, 236 
Chicago, 12, 75, 132, 145-8, 172, 199, 214, 223, 241 
Chinese immigrants, 12, 227 
Cincinnati, 75, 132, 133, 140 
Cincinnati Freie Presse, 133 
Cincinnati Volksblatt, 133 
Ciolli, Domenick, 200 
City of Glasgow (ship), 35, 39 
City of Manchester (ship), 39 
City of Paris (ship), 45 
City of Philadelphia (ship), 39
Claghorn, Kate, 186
Cleveland, Ohio, 12, 172
Cleveland, Grover, 10, 227
Cohalan, Daniel F., 91
Collins, Patrick A., 87, 89
Collins Line, 39
Colombo, Joseph, 244
Colorado, 95-6
Colosimo, Big Jim, 213, 214
Columbus, Christopher, 10, 55, 162
Commons, John R., 227
Connecticut, 108
Constantia (ship), 38
Coolidge, Calvin, 141
Corcoran, Michael, 85
Cornish immigrants, 106, 108-9, 111 
cotton industry, 105-8 
crime, 212-16 
Croker, Richard, 90 
Cudahy, Michael, 89 
Cunard, Sir Samuel, 39 
Cunard Line, 39, 40, 45 
Curley, James Michael, 90 
Cygan, Henry, 244 
Czolgosz, Leon, 224

Dakota, 126, 141
Daughters of the American Revolution, 11
Davitt, Michael, 90, 91
Democratic Party, 80, 81, 86, 153, 154 
Detroit, 12 
De Valera, Eamon, 90, 91 
diseases, 35-9, 57-9, 204-6 
Doherty, Dan, 87 
Doherty, John, 79 
Donahue, Peter, 89 
Douglas, Dr, 37 
Downey, John G., 89 
Y Drych, 114 
Duden, Gottfried, 120-1 
Dugmore, A. R., 156 
Dunne, Finlay Peter, 111, 225
Durham Miners' Association, 107
Dutch immigrants, 12, 121-2, 124-5, 141
Dutch Reformed Church, 124
Dutch West India Company, 164

education, 140, 155-61, 184-5, 186, 209-12
Einstein, Albert, 232, 241
Eiseler, Friedrich, 44
Eisenhower, Dwight D., 235
Elbe (ship), 40-1
Ellis Island, 47, 54-64
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 143
Emmet, Thomas Addis, 78, 81
Endreson, Guri, 129-30
Erie Canal, 78
Erie Railroad, 79
Ettor, Giuseppe, 217

Faber, Eberhard, 132
Fascism, 218-19
Fenians, 90, 91
Fermi, Enrico, 241
Filene's, 165
First World War, 11, 64, 139-41, 161, 228, 231
Fitzgerald, John F., 89
Fitzhugh and Grimshaw, 25
Fitzwilliam, Lord, 70
Flower, George, 94
Flynn, Edward J., 153
Ford, Gerald, 236
Ford, Henry, 161, 189-90
Ford, Patrick, 78
Ford Committee, 54
Forty-Eighters, 123-4, 132-3, 136, 138, 141
Foster, Vere, 30-1, 33, 38
France, 10, 12, 103, 196
Franco-Prussian War, 138
Frank, Leo, 189
Frankfurter, Justice, 191
Franks, Jacob, 164
French-Canadians, 113, 155
Frick, Henry Clay, 110
Friedlander, Isaac, 165

Gallatin, Albert, 241
Galleani, Luigi, 217
Garfield, James Abram, 129
German immigrants, 12, 13, 25, 120-1, 122-4, 125, 127, 132-41, 146, 153,
   164-8, 188
German Society of New York, 51
Germany, 44, 122-4
Giessen Emigration Society, 125
Gimbel's, 165
Giovannitti, Arturo, 217
Gladstone, W. E., 110, 193
Golden, Harry, 181
Goldman, Sachs, 165
Goldwater's, 165
Gordin, Jacob, 181
Gore Booth, Sir Robert, 71
Grace, William R., 89
Graham, Stephen, 57
Grant, Madison, 230-1
Grattan, Thomas Colley, 85
Gratz, Barnard, 164
Gratz, Michael, 164
Great Britain, 44, 67-9, 170-171
Great Salt Lake, 100, 102
Greek immigrants, 12, 113
Greeley, Horace, 89
Gropius, Walter, 232
Gross, Chaim, 169
Guggenheim, Meyer, 165

Hamburg, 14, 44, 46-7
Hamburg-Amerika Line, 34, 44, 46
Hapgood, Hutchins, 180
Harper's Weekly, 87, 133
Hasselquist, T. N., 136
Haug, John, 122
Hearst, William Randolph, 219
Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, 15, 172, 176
Hecker, Friedrich, 120
Heinz, H. J., 132
Heinzen, Karl, 133
Hemlandet, 136
Hennessey, David O., 216
Herbert, Victor, 241
Hickey, William, 155
Hill, Joe, 224-5
Hillquit, Morris, 190
Hirsch, Baron Maurice de, 170
Hitler, Adolf, 190, 232
Holland-America Line, 45
Holmes, Alexander, 35
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 143
Holyoake, George Jacob, 113
Holzheuter, Jack, 136
Hoover, Herbert, 68, 231-2
Hospers, Henry, 121-2
Hoyt, Dr, 54
Hughes, John, 76, 80
Hughes, Thomas, 96
Hyde, Orson, 100

Ianni, Francis, 213 
Illinois, 94, 108, 109, 125, 127, 216 
Illinois Central Railroad, 136 
Illinois Staats-Zeitung, 139 
immigrants
   arrival in America, 48-64
   change of names, 61-3
   entry requirements and restrictions, 47, 54-64, 221-32, 234-6
   passage to America, 14, 24-45
   statistics, 44, 48, 54, 95, 233-5, 236-7 
Immigration Restriction League, 225-7, 230 
India (ship), 37 
Indiana, 94 
Indians, 10, 75, 120, 129-30 
Industrial Workers of the World, 217, 224 
Inman, William, 39 
Inman Line, 39-40, 45 
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 179 
Iowa, 102, 120, 122, 125, 126, 127 
Ireland, 67-70 
Irish Emigrant Society, 51 
Irish immigrants, 12, 13, 25, 32, 51, 69, 70-91, 113, 146, 153, 155 
Iron Founders' Union, 107 
Isaac Webb (ship), 40 
Israel, 191 
Italian-American Civil Rights League, 244-6 
Italian immigrants, 12, 13, 113, 146, 148, 193-219, 244-6

Jackson, Andrew, 52, 81 
Jacob A. Westervelt (ship), 34 
Japanese immigrants, 12 
Javits, Jacob, 191 
Jay, John, 241 
Jefferson, Thomas, 81, 221 
Jerome, Frederick, 34 
Jerusalem Church Society, 100 
Jewish Daily Forward, 181-3 
Jewish Defence League, 244
Jewish immigrants, 12, 15, 136, 143, 162-91, 243-4 
Johnson, Lyndon B., 236 
Johnson, Samuel, 97-8 
Jones, Michael D., 99

Kahn, Otto, 165
Kansas, 95, 96, 120
Kefauver, Senator, 213
Kelly, John, 90
Kennedy, John F., 75, 87, 89, 234, 239
Kennedy, Patrick, 239
Kerler, John, 122-3
Kershaw, Edward, 106
Kimball, Heber C., 100
Kinkel, Gottfried, 124
Kirshblum, Moses, 171
Kirshblum, Rabbi Usher, 186, 191
'Know-Nothing' Party, 82, 85
Ku Klux Klan, 230
Kuhn, Loeb and Co., 165

La Fayette, Marquis de, 52 
LaFollette, Robert M., 141 
La Guardia, Fiorello H., 154, 218 
laws and regulations, immigration, 29-30, 33, 39, 47, 54-64, 221-32,
   234-6 
League of Nations, 222 
Leahy, Patrick, 40 
Le Havre, 25 
Lehman Brothers, 165 
Le Mars, Iowa, 96-7 
Leutze, Emanuel, 241 
Lewenhaupt, Count, 131 
Lewisohn, Adolph, 165 
Lincoln, Abraham, 81, 85-6 
Lind, Jenny, 52 
Lindo, Moses, 164 
Lithuanian National Catholic Church, 155 
Littledale, Thomas, 34 
Liverpool, 14, 24-5, 26, 29, 44, 45, 69 
living standards, 82-4 
Lomasney, William Mackay, 91 
Lomb, Henry, 132 
London, 102, 170 
Lopez, Aaron, 164 
Los Angeles, 172 
Luciano, Lucky, 213, 214 
Lutheran Church, 124, 136, 137

McBride, Mary, 72 
McCarthy, Margaret, 84
McGee, Thomas D'Arcy, 75, 78, 85 
McKinley, William, 224 
McManus, Owen, 43 
MacNeven, William James, 78 
Macy's, 165 
Mafia, 213-16, 244-6 
Maguire, John F., 50-1 
Malatesta, Enrico, 217 
Mann, Arthur, 154 
Mann, Thomas, 232 
Marine Hospital, Staten Island, 48, 51-2 
Martini, Louis M., 206 
Massachusetts, 11, 82, 89, 90, 107, 113, 199, 213 
Mauretania (ship), 45 
Meagher, Thomas Francis, 78, 85 
The Melting Pot (Zangwill), 143 
Melville, Herman, 143 
Methodist Church, 137 
Mexican immigrants, 12, 148, 235-6 
Michigan, 109, 125 
Miele, Stefano, 196 
Milwaukee, 132, 133, 140 
mining, 108-9, 111, 113 
Minnesota, 95-6, 120, 125, 126, 129-30, 132, 141 
Missouri, 95, 100, 120, 121, 125, 127 
Mitchel, John, 78, 81 
Mitchell, John, 149 
Molly Maguires, 87 
Monk, Maria, 80 
Moores, Samuel, 112-13 
Morgenthau, Henry J., 191 
Morin, Joseph, 29-30 
Mormons, 100-3 
Morris, Nelson, 165 
Morse, Samuel F. B., 80 
Münch, Friedrich, 126-7 
Mure, William, 32 
Mussolini, Benito, 217-19

Naples, 44, 45 
Napoleonic Wars, 11 
Nassau, Duke of, 125 
Nast, Thomas, 87 
National German-American Alliance, 139, 140, 141 
National Line, 40 
National Refugee Service, 232  
naturalization, 114-17 
Nauvoo, Illinois, 100 
Nazi Party, 190, 191 
Nebraska, 120, 140 
Negroes, 10, 148
New Brunswick, 36, 71
New England, 18, 21, 103, 155
New Jersey, 50, 172, 199
New Orleans, 48, 75, 76, 216
New York, 12, 48-64, 75, 76, 78, 81, 86-7, 132, 154, 156, 164, 165,
   172-88, 199-201  
New York Commissioners of Emigration, 33, 54
New Zealand, 12, 95
Newman, Pauline, 179
Northern Pacific Railroad, 95, 96, 132
Norwegian immigrants, 120, 122, 124, 125, 126, 129

O'Brien, Hugh, 89
Ocean Monarch (ship), 33-4, 71
O'Connell, William, Cardinal, 87, 219
O'Connell family, 81-2, 87-8
O'Hanlon, John, 79
Ohio, 98, 100, 108, 120, 140
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 127
Ontario, 98
Order of the Star-Spangled Banner, 82

Packard Motor Car Company, 161
Palestine, 170, 190
Palmerston, Lord, 70, 71
Parnell, Charles Stewart, 90
Patagonia, 99
Patton, George S., 18
Peel, Sir Robert, 67-8
Pellegrini, Angelo, 59, 216, 218
Pennsylvania, 11, 75, 111, 113, 127, 149, 199
Pennyslvania Railroad, 109
Perpetual Emigrating Fund, 102
Phelan, James, 89
Philadelphia, 48, 50, 75, 76, 80, 172, 199, 241
Pittsburgh, 18, 172
Polish immigrants, 12, 144-5, 148
Polish National Catholic Church of America, 155
politics, 80-2, 89-91, 153-4, 243
Portuguese immigrants, 12, 113
Pound, Ezra, 219
Powhatan (ship), 35
prohibition, 141
Pulitzer, Joseph, 241
Pupin, Michael, 241
Puritans, 11, 18, 82

Quakers, 124
Quebec, 36-7, 38, 71
Quinn, Edward, 72

Raalte, Albertus van, 124-5, 136 
race relations, 78-81, 143-56, 216-17, 223-32, 243 
Rae, John, 111 
refugees, 232-3, 234-5, 236-7 
Regan Colts, 148 
religion, 155;
   Dutch immigrants, 124-5;
   German immigrants, 124, 136-8;
   Irish immigrants, 79-80, 87, 136;
   Italian immigrants, 207-9;
   Jews, 164, 167-8, 184-6;
   Welsh immigrants, 100 
Republican Party, 81, 153, 243 
Rhode, Paul, 155 
Riis, Jacob, 176, 201-4 
Roberts, Kenneth, 230 
Roberts, Samuel, 98-9 
Rogers, Will, 219 
Rolvaag, Ole E., 130-1, 240 
Roman Catholic Church, 79-80, 136, 137, 138, 155, 207-9, 222-3 ,230 
Roosevelt, Franklin D., 11, 153, 219, 232 
Roosevelt, Theodore, 110, 117, 143, 153, 228 
Rosenwald, Samuel, 165 
Ross, Edward A., 227 
Rothko, Mark, 241 
Rothschild family, 188 
Rugby, Tennessee, 96 
Rush, Benjamin, 127 
Russell, Lord John, 67-9 
Russian immigrants, 12, 44, 168-70 
Ryan, Thomas F., 89 
Rynning, Ole, 120

Sacco, Nicola, 217, 218
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 241
St Louis, 132, 740
St Raphaels Verein, 75
Salvemini, Gaetano, 218
Sampson, William, 78
San Francisco, 75, 89, 200
Sandburg, Carl, 145
Santa Fe railroad, 95
Sbarbaro, Andrea, 206 
Schiff, Jacob H., 165 
Schurz, Carl, 132-3, 139, 241 
Schurz Margarethe, 133 
Scottish immigrants, 97-8, 102 
Sears Roebuck, 165 
Second World War, 64, 190, 219 
Seligman, Jesse, 165 
Seligman, Joseph, 165, 188 
Serbo-Croatian immigrants, 146 
shipwrecks, 33-5, 40-1
Simmons, William J., 230 
Sioux War, 1862, 129 
Sir Henry Pottinger (ship), 37 
Slater, Samuel, 105 
slavery, 81-2 
Smith, Joseph, 100 
Socialist Labour Party, 132 
Society for the Prevention of Pauperism, 48 
Society of Mayflower Descendants, 114 
Sorrentino, Joseph, 208 
Spargo, John, 115-17 
Spies, August, 223 
Stead, W. T., 145 
Steinmetz, Charles P., 241 
Steinway, Henry E., 132 
Stella, Antonio, 294-5 
Straus, Isidor, 165 
Straus, Lazarus, 165 
Straus, Nathan, 165 
strikes, 179-80 
Strutt, Jedediah, 105 
Stuyvesant, Peter, 164 
Svendsen, Gro, 130 
sweated labour, 176-80 
Swedish immigrants, 122, 125, 141,146

Tapscott's Poor House and Hospital, 50 
Tennessee, 98-9 
Texas, 95, 120, 125 
textile industry, 103-8, 111-12, 113, 199 
Thomashevsky, Boris, 181 
Thompson, William Hale, 154 
Tillich, Paul, 232 
Tocqueville, Alexis de, 18 
Torrio, Johnny, 213, 214 
Toscanini, Arturo, 165 
trade unions, 107, 111, 149-53, 179, 227 
Tresca, Carlo, 217, 218 
Trevelyan, Sir Charles, 71
Triangle Waist Company, 180
Truman, Harry S., 191, 234
Twain, Mark, 110

Ulster, 69, 75 
Union Pacific Railroad, 79 
United Jewish Charities, 176 
United Mine Workers of America, 111, 149 
United States Congress, 33, 125, 221, 227, 231, 234, 235 
United States Industrial Commission, 63 
US Marine Hospital Service, 42 
US Public Health Service, 57 
Unonius, Gustaf, 240

Valachi, Joseph, 213
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 217, 218
Victoria, Queen of England, 115
Villard, Henry, 132
Villari, Pasquale, 198
Virginia, 21, 75
Virginius (ship), 37

Wagner, Robert F., 191
Wallace, George, 244
Walsh, David Ignatius, 89
Walter, Bruno, 232
War of Independence, 10
Warburg, Felix, 165
Warburg, Paul, 165
Ward's Island, 51-2
Washington (ship), 30-1, 38
Washington, George, 81, 157
Watchorn, Robert, 111
Watson, Tom, 189
Webster, Daniel, 80
Welsh immigrants, 98-100, 102, 113, 114
Weyerhaeuser, Frederick, 132
Whitman, Walt, 143
William Brown (ship), 35
Wilson, Woodrow, 117, 227-8
Winchester (ship), 38
Winthrop, John, 82
Wisconsin, 11, 84-5, 100, 109, 125, 126, 127, 141
Woodworth, John M., 42
World Zionist Organisation, 190
Wright, Carroll D., 153

YMCA, 158
Young, Brigham, 100
Young, G. B., 195

Zangwill, Israel, 143-4
           

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