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among men's and women's clubs everywhere, and equally useful for general or supplementary reading for thesis work, debates, or general information about races and peoples, conditions and issues, brought into special prominence by the World War.

As the volume goes to press, it becomes evident that our real problem is not immigration per se, in spite of the fact that the League of Nations Treaty may precipitate many international problems on this issue, but the Americanization of the millions of immigrants in our midst, to the end that the United States may also represent a united people.

"Many People, One Nation” is the watchword of the Americanization movement, and many of the distinguished men and women who generously contribute to the volume are themselves important factors in the movement. To all contributors and their publishers the editor desires to make grateful acknowledgment.




The editor is indebted to all authors listed in the table of contents for generous permission to use selections from copyrighted works and other publications. Grateful acknowledgment is also made to the following publishers : The Macmillan Company, the Century Company, Funk and Wagnalls Company, Henry Holt and Company, Little, Brown and Company, G. P. Putnam's Sons, the Fleming H. Revell Company, and George Routledge and Sons; to the publishers of the American Economic Review, the American Hebrew, the Educational Review, the Immigrants in America Review, the Journal of Sociology, the Popular Science Monthly, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Scientific Monthly, and the Survey; and also to the American Sociological Society, the Committee for Immigrants in America, the Knights of Columbus, the National Conference of Charities and Correction, and the American Federation of Labor.

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