Old World Beauties Greeted by American Bachelors
"Under banner headlines like the one above, newspapers from coast to coast spread the joyful word that on September 27, 1907, a steamship had docked in New York with a spectacular cargo from Europe---1002 unmarried girls. The Old World beauties came ashore with a hectic welcome. As photographers recorded their smiles the ladies were beseiged by a crowd of bachelors and regaled by a band playing "Cupid's Garden" and "I Want You, Honey, Yes, I Do.""
This Fabulous Century Time-Life 1900-1910