This article from the American Israelite dated almost exactly 99 years ago is called A Visit to the Wunder Rabbi, translated from Yiddish by Gotthard Deutsch, as it originally appeared in the Forverts. The visit is to the Talner Rebbe who had recently arrived in Philadelphia, and would spend the next 43 years, the rest of his life, in the United States (see here about his emigration to the United States).
Interesting quotes from the Rebbe:
"When I left Russia I did not anticipate finding one-tenth of the number of sincerely religious Jews, whom I found in the city of New York. The longer I remain in America, the more I see of the personal freedom, the more I understand how natural it is for sincerely religious Jews to become more devoted to their religion here than they were at home."
"We already have at home what you call presidents of synagogues, who keep their stores open on Sabbath, and nobody demands their resignation."
Here is an excerpt concerning the kind of Americanized visitor the Rebbe was receiving while the reporter waited his turn:
The entire article below - if it is hard to read, I also uploaded it as a PDF which you can read or download here.