Letter from Julius Hochman to Senator Richard B. Russell
Letter dated May 23, 1944 from Julius Hochman, General Manager of the Joint Board of the Dress and Waistmakers’ Union of Greater New York, to Senator Richard B. Russell, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Immigration. Hochman wrote in support of Bill S. 1595, which if passed, would permit the naturalization of Indian nationals in the United States. Hochman stated that the practice of limiting immigration was “discriminatory and insulting" to those who fought as allies with the U.S. during World War Two.
Date: May 23, 1944
Creator: Julius Hochman
Location: 218-232 West 40th Street, New York, NY
Holding Institution: National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
Collection: U.S. Senate Committee on Immigration Bill Files
Folder: S.1595, Committee on Immigration, SEN 78A-E1, Box 57
Digitizer: Anu Kasarabada
Item History: 2015-10-05 (created); 2016-06-10 (modified)
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