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Ellis Island gateway to the American dream by Pamela Kilian

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Published by Crescent Books, Distributed by Outlet Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- History.,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPamela Reeves.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJV6484 .K54 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1623062M
ISBN 100517059053
LC Control Number91168447

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The Monumental Dream. The Statue of Liberty’s untold story of her building, restoration, and iconic place in the world. Members receive 10% off. This manifest archive has been expanded beyond the peak years at Ellis Island to include Port of New York passenger records from to This web site was developed and is maintained by the American Family Immigration History Center located on Ellis Island. Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Oct 23,  · Ellis Island is a historical site that opened in as an immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years until it closed in Located at.

Ellis Island, island, c acres ( hectares), in Upper New York Bay, SW of Manhattan island. Government-controlled since , it was long the site of an arsenal and a fort, but most famously served (–) as the chief immigration station of the United States. Apr 22,  · 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 and , the peak years of immigration. Results. Ellis Island is a small island in New York Harbor, near Manhattan. The federal government owns the island. The largest building on Ellis Island, made of red brick, opened in and became a famous symbol of American immigration. In , President Benjamin Harrison established the nation's first immigration station on Ellis Island. In a fanciful and rich story, Dominic Cantori hides from his class tour of Ellis Island because he doesn't want anyone to know that he is an orphan. He falls asleep in a closet, and wakes up in the now-closed and deserted museum.