Includes bibliographical references (p. -237) and index.
Words of enticement -- A bureau of immigration -- Closing the government door -- Words, words, words -- A tantalizing array of inivitations -- Government gets the message out -- Advertising Texas -- Railroading people in -- Galveston and the immigrants -- Texas, the immigrant state.
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