“The High Tide of Immigration—A National Menace”

This cartoon appeared in the weekly humor magazine Judge in 1903. It reflects the alarm among some Americans at the growing number of immigrants from countries in Southern and Eastern Europe (such as Italy, Russia, and Austria-Hungary) and the declining number of immigrants from countries in Northern and Western Europe (such as Ireland and Germany).

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Source | Louis Dalrymple, “The High Tide of Immigration—A National Menace,” Judge Magazine, August 22, 1903, OSUCGA – The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, https://cartoonimages.osu.edu/MbVmUnGXa.
Creator | Louis Dalrymple
Rights | Used by permission of The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum.
Item Type | Cartoon
Cite This document | Louis Dalrymple, ““The High Tide of Immigration—A National Menace”,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed September 2, 2014, http://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1875.