William J. Jennings Jr.,Patrick T. Conley's Aboard the Fabre Line to Providence: Immigration to Rhode PDF

By William J. Jennings Jr.,Patrick T. Conley

ISBN-10: 1540222454

ISBN-13: 9781540222459

ISBN-10: 1626192294

ISBN-13: 9781626192294

In an period whilst immigration was once at its height, the Fabre Line provided the single transatlantic path to southern New England. one in all its most vital ports used to be in windfall, Rhode Island. approximately eighty-four thousand immigrants have been admitted to the rustic among the years 1911 and 1934. nearly one in 9 of those members elected to settle in Rhode Island after touchdown in windfall, amounting to round 11 thousand new citizens. almost all these immigrants have been from Portugal and Italy, and the Fabre Line saved up a brisk and profitable company. besides the fact that, either the road and the households hoping for a brand new existence confronted significant stumbling blocks within the type of international struggle I, the immigration limit legislation of the Nineteen Twenties, and the nice melancholy. sign up for authors Patrick T. Conley and William J. Jennings Jr. as they chronicle the background of the Fabre Line and its position in bringing new citizens to the sea State.

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