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A Finnish Family at Ellis Island. Look at the man on the top left.

While the proportion of Germans arriving is much less than in former years, considerable numbers are still seeking the United States, the total in 1906 being Less than one-half of these, came from Germany.

IMMIGRANTS:: "Russian Jewish immigrants at the Immigrant Inspection Station" USA - New York, Ellis Island, circa 1900

Note for variety of men's hats: "Russian Jewish immigrants at the Immigrant Inspection Station" USA - New York, Ellis Island, circa 1900

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Italian Immigrants Arrive at Ellis Island. An Italian woman and her children arrive at Ellis Island. The concerned looks on their faces is due to lost luggage, Photo credit: Lewis W.

Immigrants passing through quarantine at Ellis Island, c. 1914 © Pacific & Atlantic Photos Ltd / Daily Herald

Immigrants passing through quarantine at Ellis Island, c. 1914 © Pacific & Atlantic Photos Ltd / Daily Herald From 1892 until its closure on this day in Ellis Island (at the mouth of the Hudson.

Family living in a one-room tenement slum, New York City, 1890.Photograph by Jacob Riis, featured in his book How the Other Half Lives (1890)

Family living in a one-room tenement, 1890 (Photograph by Jacob Riis, featured in his book How the Other Half Lives)

LAMPS, LIBERTY, & LOS NIÑOS | Intersections: Reflections on the ...

LAMPS, LIBERTY, & LOS NIÑOS

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.

Polish refugees arrived to the U.S.on the S.S. La Touraine, Ellis Island, 9/23/1920 (caption on the back of the photo).  Theodore Koch papers, Box 12, Folder "U.S.Immigration ca.1918-1920."

Polish refugees arrived to the U. La Touraine, Ellis Island, (caption on the back of the photo). Theodore Koch papers, Box Folder "U.

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