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Ellis Island - Resources
By Sarah Lane
Jan 28, 2005, 16:02

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Ellis Island - Resources


National Park Service
Ellis Island was incorporated as part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument on May 11, 1965.
Source: National Park Service

Immigration Museum
Check here for an overview of the island, timeline of its history, and more.  There are stories of the passage across the Atlantic, the inspection process, the time period when the U.S. entered WWI and closed its door to immigrants, and the recent restoration of Ellis Island.
Source: ARAMARK Sports and Entertainment, Inc.

Immigration History Center
Explore your family history at the American Family Immigration History Center.  Research passenger records from ships that brought the immigrants or build your own scrapbook.
Source: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

Images of the Island 
These 24 images were taken in the early 20th century on Ellis Island.  Learn why they would have been sold to schools and libraries as well as more wealthy families as educational sets.
Source:  University of California, Riverside & Keystone-Mast, Collection, CA Museum of Photography

Wall of Honor
The American Immigrant Wall of Honor is an interesting piece of American history.  Search the wall for your family's name, discover your roots, links to your heritage,and more.
Source: The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.

Library of Congress Images
These selected images of Ellis Island from 1880-1920 are black and white photos depicting the immigration process.  Click on each image for a larger view.
Source: Library of Congress





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