Charts of Immigrants by Nationality and Gender, 1899-1910

Between 1880 and 1930, an estimated 27 million people immigrated to the United States; 20 million came through Ellis Island. This chart shows the arrival of the ten largest immigrant groups compared to overall immigration during the first decade of the twentieth century. In general, more men than women arrived during this period.


Source | Adapted from Abstracts of Reports of the Immigration Commission with Conclusions and Recommendations and Views of the Minority, Vol. 1 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1911).
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Rights | Copyright American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
Item Type | Quantitative Data
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Charts of Immigrants by Nationality and Gender, 1899-1910,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed August 20, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1855.