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Italian immigrant children...beautiful yet sad...they are so innocent they probably couldnt ever imagine they would working in factories with horrid health conditions to earn some money to help thier familes. Tough times then...

  • Piastella Gentile Mcavey

    These were the true immigrants who came to this country and worked to survive. They did not get anything for free unlike immigrants now who live better the us working Americans .

  • * Connie *

    I agree, That is so true !

  • Cathy

    reminds me of my family photos

  • JoAnna Vanaria

    I agree also!! Tough to know a few generations back some of my family went thru this!

We owe a debt of gratitude to our ancestors.

The Mormon Church Genealogy Records - they record records for everyone, not just Mormons, and searching their records is free!

A great site for Mayflower history and an informative list of the passengers!

History of Ireland 1883 - Gilt impressed title on cover of The History of Ireland - from the earliest Period to the Present Time, derived from the Researches of Eminent Scholars by Martin Haverty. A revised reprint of the original 1867 version of Thomas Farrell. Printed by Thomas Kelly, New York for McNeil & Coffee Publishers, Sydney, Australia 1883.

  • Kathy Peet

    I'll keep an eye out, Trisha. It's of all the more interest since I have a brother-in-law with that surname!

  • Trisha Smith

    That would be wonderful! Thank you so much! Bit of fyi - Garland: Guardian of the Land. Thought that was interesting.

  • Erica Veil

    My great great grandfather is named Thomas J Kelly. He trained as a printer, and emigrated from Ireland to New York in 1867. I know the name is not uncommon, but could it be the same person?

  • Kathy Peet

    Wow. That would be great, wouldn't it, Erica? Maybe check the original site for this photo and write/call them about it? Good luck!

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A family of seven sons and one daughter, Ellis Island (1904-1926). This is a great site with lots of photo's from Ellis Island.

Love this site - why isn't it more well-known? Follow Friday - Sassy Jane Genealogy

Get Original Genealogy and Family History Records with FamilySearch New Record Search Pilot site - YouTube

African American Children by Black History Album, via Flickr

Amazing Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before

Three women from Guadeloupe, on Ellis Island, about 1910, by Augustus Sherman