The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe

The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe

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The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe

The Man Farthest Down: A Record of Observation and Study in Europe

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On the 20th of August, 1910, I sailed from New York City for Liverpool, England. I had been given a leave of absence of two months from my work at Tuskegee, on condition that I would spend that time in some way that would give me recreation and rest.

Now I have found that about the only comfortable and satisfactory way for me to rest is to find some new kind of work or occupation. I determined therefore to carry out a plan I had long had in mind of making myself acquainted with the condition of the poorer and working classes in Europe, particularly in those regions from which an ever-increasing number of immigrants are coming to our country each year.

There have been a number of efforts made in recent years to divert a portion of this immi-

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