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Group of political radicals or anarchists, members of the 'Federation of Jewish Anarchists'.

Group of political radicals or anarchists, members of the 'Federation of Jewish Anarchists'.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (JML) 1986.68.2


Photograph of Russian immigrants arriving in Grimsby, c.1900.

Photograph of Russian immigrants arriving in Grimsby, c.1900.
* Moving Here catalogue reference (MJM) PD1778/14

 

Acts of Parliament - immigration and naturalisation

The first migration laws in Britain date from 1793 when many refugees were escaping from revolutionary France. This selection of Acts of Parliament covers both immigration and naturalisation legislation over a period of nearly 200 years.


Anarchists

The Jewish anarchist movement at the beginning of the 20th century in London had its origins in the immigrant community from Eastern Europe. One of its most influential members was Rudolph Rocker who, although he was a gentile from Germany, learned Yiddish and lived in the Jewish community.

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