7 edition of Arriving at Ellis Island found in the catalog.
Discusses immigration to the United States during the the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the small island in New York harbor that served as the point of entry for millions of immigrants from 1892 to 1954.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 46) and index.
|Series||Landmark events in American history|
|LC Classifications||JV6450 .A599 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|ISBN 10||0836853377, 0836853512|
|LC Control Number||2002024627|
This book is a must read for anyone who has had ancesters who traveled through Ellis Island immigration process. The hardship the immigrants experienced, and the determination they had to succeed,was inspirational. The author created characters who represented the strongest of /5(70). Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America. Set in the s, Kerrigans novel tells of a young Irish woman who must choose between her new life in New York City and her husband back home in Ireland, brilliantly capturing these/5.
ELLIS ISLAND by Elizabeth Carney traces the history of Ellis Island. Written for fluent readers, the book contains short chapters exploring the history of Ellis Island. Throughout the story, readers will find boxes containing facts, quotes, and key words. Photo captions and labels provide additional information for readers. The book also /5(15). Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island Arrival of immigrants, Ellis Island | Arrival of emigrants, Ellis Island Depicts scenes at the Immigration Depot and a nearby dock on Ellis Island. Appears to show, first, a group of immigrants lined up to board a vessel leaving the island.
Major U.S. Immigration Ports Plus tips for locating your ancestors in arrival records Castle Garden had long since proved to be inadequate for the ever-increasing number of immigrant arrivals. Ellis Island After a government survey of potential locations, Ellis Island was the site chosen for an entirely new United States immigration station. It is estimated that 40% of all Americans had an ancestor arrive at Ellis Island. Now part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument (see Liberty, Statue of), the island was opened to tourists in In an immigration museum was opened, and many records of immigrant arrivals have been computerized and are available there and on line.
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Arriving at Ellis Island (Landmark Events in American History) Paperback – July 1, by Dale Anderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Dale Anderson Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
See search results for this author. Are you an author. Price: $ This book tells the story of the Europeans who arrived in that period, many of them to escape poverty and oppression. Arriving at Ellis Island book It takes a detailed look at the history and processes of the Ellis Island immigration station and at what their experiences on the island meant to new : Passenger Arrival Log This form prints on a standard inch x inch page (landscape mode) and will accommodate information for up to 20 individual passengers.
Each record can incorporate up to 21 separate fields of data. Name index to lists of 25 million people (not just immigrants) who arrived at Ellis Island, Port of New York, In addition, includes a link to images of arrival lists at the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Web site.
Search Collection. View Images in this Collection. Browse through images. Citing this. Cannato has written an extremely readable and enjoyable book on the history of Ellis Island. It is a both a story of political corruption on the part of some who preyed on these arrivals, as well a story of hope and new beginnings.
Bravo Mr. Cannato, well done!. Read more. 5 people found this helpful. by: Learning More about Your Ancestors | Finding Arrival Records Online | Tracing Family History at the National Archives | Conducting Family History Research on Ellis Island.
FamilySearch and The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. announced today the entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from to are now available online on both websites giving the opportunity to the descendants of over million arrivals to discover their ancestors quicker and free of charge.
Most Immigrants Arriving at Ellis Island in Were Processed in a Few Hours No passports or visas were needed to enter the United States through Ellis Island. Arrival Port New York. Afgan Afghan Afr. Blk Africa African African Black Alaskan Alaskan Indian Albanian Algerian Alsace Lorraine Alsatian American Indian Arabian Argentinian Armenian Asian Asiatic Assyrian Australian Austrian Aztec Bahamian Barbadian Basque Belgian Belgium Bermudian Bessarabian Black Boer Bohemian Bolivian Bosnian Brazilian.
The free Ellis Island Records database, provided online by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, allows you to search by name, year of arrival, year of birth, town or village of origin, and ship name for immigrants who entered the U.S.
at Ellis Island or the Port of New York between andthe peak years of immigration. Results from the database of more than 22 million records. New York Passenger Lists Quick Guide Finding New York Immigration Records New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), (free with registration) at FamilySearch.
New York Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, at FamilySearch; digitized from NARA Microfilm Publication T After searching for someone in. New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island) – This is a searchable index of 25 million names of immigrants and international passengers who arrived at Ellis Island from to Once you find a name of interest, you can click through.
Arriving at Ellis Island. [MaryLee Knowlton; Dale Anderson] -- Describes the experience of immigrants on Ellis Island, where arrivals to the United States were inspected, processed, and introduced to a.
Ellis Island: The History and Legacy of America’s Most Famous Immigration Gateway analyzes the history of Ellis Island and its integral impact on American history. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about Ellis Island like never before, in no time at all/5(11).
Get this from a library. Arriving at Ellis Island. [Dale Anderson] -- Discusses immigration to the United States during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and describes the small island in New York harbor that served as the point of entry for millions of.
The entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from to is now available online on both websites. Originally preserved on microfilm, million images of historical New York passenger records spanning years have been digitized and indexed in a massive effort byonline FamilySearch volunteers.
Need more information. Click here. Are you sure you want to delete this record. Search is saved successfully. Based on your membership level you have exceeded your saved search limit. You can remove some records from the dropdowns or from your profile at My File under the appropriate tab.
Click here for additional information on membership levels. Between andEllis Island served as an immigration inspection station for millions of immigrants arriving into the United States.
The first immigrant to pass though the station was year-old Annie Moore from Cork, Ireland, one of the immigrants arriving on. A helpful online index to New York passenger lists from to can also be accessed for free at the The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
website. The index provides name, age, sex, arrival date, and place of last residence for each immigrant. Currently the. Tired and exhausted, the Europeans finally arrived at Ellis Island in New York harbor.
Many people had arrived with little or no money and eager to find work. They caught their first sight of the Statue of Liberty, which had stood in the harbor since People were then taken to.
Arrival at Ellis Island. Author: Editors Video Rating: TV-PG Video Duration: Seen from inbound ships, the Statue of Liberty was an emotional welcome for immigrants coming to.
Ellis Island opens to the public infeaturing hour-long guided tours of the Main Arrivals Building. During this year, more t people visit the island. More than 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island between and – with a peak of 1, entering the United States in alone, and most were Italians.
In fact, most Italian immigrants arriving at Ellis Island in were processed in a few hours.