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In 1848, a small group of families from Central Europe settled in Newark, New Jersey. Dedicated to perpetuating Jewish tradition, they estab...

In a small group of families from Central Europe settled in Newark, New Jersey. Dedicated to perpetuating Jewish tradition, they estab.

Ellis Island.  The statue of liberty was cool...but Ellis Island was moving....

It was quite an experience to visit Ellis Island where my grandparents entered…

This is what America's immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island. As many as 5,000 people passed through Ellis Island each day. Just a few were immortalized in portraits like these.

The Human Face of Immigration at Ellis Island

This is what America's immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island. As many as 5,000 people passed through Ellis Island each day. Just a few were immortalized in portraits like these.

1886: The Statue of Liberty is unveiled. As a gift from France, President Grover Cleveland dedicated our lady liberty in New York Harbor.    Pictured: A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor.

The Statue of Liberty is unveiled. Pictured: A group of immigrants traveling aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in New York Harbor. Talk about why it is a signal

This simulation is designed to create an authentic immigration experience. Beginning with an ocean voyage, students will experience waiting in long lines while carrying all of their belongings as they move through Ellis Island. They will be subjected to four different interviews before being allowed into America or being deported back to their country of origin.

Bringing Ellis Island to Your Classroom - An Immigration Simulation

This simulation is designed to create an authentic immigration experience. Beginning with an ocean voyage, students will experience waiting in long lines while carrying all of their belongings as they move through Ellis Island. They will be subjected to four different interviews before being allowed into America or being deported back to their country of origin.

NYC. Immigrants in 1904 after being processed at Ellis Island.

In these immigrants stepped off the boat, on to Ellis Island, and in to a new life and future for their family.

Lewis Hine : Italian Immigrant, (Madonna)  Ellis Island 1908

Lewis Hine Italian Madonna: Immigrant Mother and Child, Ellis Island, New York 1905

The only picture we have of my great, great grandmother Maria who came through Ellis Island from Italy. -(uploader comment; no credits)

The only picture we have of my great, great grandmother Maria who came through Ellis Island from Italy.

The only picture we have of my great, great grandmother Maria who came through Ellis Island from Italy. no credits)

Learn more about Ellis Island, the place where many of our ancestors first set foot on American soil. US history. American history. Printables. Worksheets.

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Think your ancestors are a lost cause? Not with our 41 strategies for finding your family history online. #family #familyhistory #finding #genealogy

41 Strategies For Finding Your Family History Online

Think your ancestors are a lost cause? Not with our 41 strategies for finding your family history online. #family #familyhistory #finding #genealogy

Immigrants in steerage (lower) on board steamship arriving at Ellis Island

The Steerage, 1907 Alfred Stieglitz (American, Photogravure on vellum 12 x 10 in. x cm) Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933

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

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.

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