The Land of Opportunity by William Posted on October 4, 2010 An Italian family worries over their baggage as they preside in Ellis Island. The photographer is Lewis Wickes Hine. The photo was taken in 1905. A gentleman observes the harbor from the roof of the Ellis Island Immigration station. (1913) This entry was posted in October 5 Assignment, TV24 and tagged Ellis Island, Immigration, Italian immigrants. Bookmark the permalink.