New York: B. F. Buck & Company, 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; ix, (i), 268, (iii), index, ads; frontispiece and fourteen additional black and white photographic plates; brown cloth, gilt lettered spine;. Light wear, a few period pencil marginalia, else very good. Item #16832
Massive immigration and growth of Urban America concerned TR as he strove to impress immigrants that they needed to Americanize and become part of the fabric of the nation. The fact that Tammany Hall was incorporating legions of immigrants as voters was troubling to the Republican Party as well. This book gives an interesting look at Italian immigration in the first decade of the 20th century.