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Title Article and draft by Joseph McGarrity written in response to an article titled "British Subjects Forbidden to Emigrate"
Author McGarrity, Joseph
Date 13-18 Nov 1915
Document Type Newspaper
Publisher Information The Press, Philadelphia
Reference MS 17,507/26
Library / Archive National Library of Ireland
Collection Name Joseph McGarrity Papers, 1789-1971
Description The articles discuss issues surrounding conscription during the First World War, particularly the hypothesis that a ban on migration combined with a poor economic outlook was designed to force men into military service without officially introducing conscription. Also included is a response by 'The Press'.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Ports Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, United States
Nationality Irish; European
Ships SS Saxonia
People Padmond, John
Keywords emigration, government, army, conscription, migration ban, disability, First World War, legislation, newspaper, Cunard Line, shipping, labour, labour union, economics
Language English
Copyright Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland