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Gateway to a New World: Rare Photos From Ellis Island | TIME

Gateway to a New World: Rare Photos From Ellis Island

History: LIFE Magazine: Ellis Island, "Antonio Magnani copes with his children and fat briefcase holding his entry papers.

Portrait of an Immigrant, Ellis Island, New York, 1915, by Lewis Wickes Hine

Lewis Hine, Albanian Woman with Folded Head Cloth, Ellis Island, 1905

April 17, 1907: Ellis Island experienced its highest volume of immigrants processed, at 11,747.  Immigrants in Line at Ellis Island, colored lantern slide, Transparency File, PR 070-1-84-1.  New-York Historical Society, 83069d.

April Ellis Island experienced its highest volume of immigrants processed, at Immigrants in Line at Ellis Island, colored lantern slide.

Italian immigrant children at Ellis Island in 1908 - Google Search

Italian children - Ellis Island What courage our relatives had arriving at a new country giving up all they knew going into the unknown. If your relatives came thru Ellis Island, honor them, put their names on the Wall of Immigrants.

New arrivals

Η ιστορία του Έλις Άιλαντ

Italian family looking for baggage, Ellis Island NY 1905; NYPL Digital Gallery

Italian family looking for baggage, Ellis Island NY NYPL Digital Gallery American US history photograph

hooverville central park, the clutch plague,

The History of Central Park's Hooverville, the Great Depression Pop-up Shanty Town

During the Clutch Plague small shanty towns, later named Hoovervilles began to spring up.

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