"Davis Defends Ellis Island; 'It's Not Hotel'"

Davis Defends Ellis Island; 'It's Not Hotel': Labor Secretary Tells of Difficulties

"Secretary Davis says the criticisms written by Miss Genevieve Forbes of The Tribune after she had entered Ellis Island as an immigrant are 'grossly exaggerated,' although in reviewing conditions during the last two years he states that the Ellis Island force was badly disorganized during the war, and many of the men on duty there at the beginning of his administration were inexperienced."

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