Thursday, February 21, 2013

Ellis Island

Ellis Island was for decades America's main port of entry for immigrants. Most of these photos are not very good quality, but they offer a touching view into a few of the people seeking a better life in America.

 Ellis Island arrivals, 1904

 Ellis Island immigrants

 Immigrants at Ellis Island

 Immigrants being processed at Ellis Island

 Immigrant children, Ellis Island, New York, 1908

 Italian immigrant family at Ellis Island, 1910

 Slavs at Ellis Island

 Trachoma Inspections at Ellis Island

Their first photograph at Ellis Island

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