Category Archives: October 5 Assignment
“Immigrant families were often given name changes”. They were forced to chanage it because the workers on Ellis Island did not want o process families that had names with seventy-eight consonants. Often children of immigrant families had to work in … Continue reading
Homes of the poor, drawn by T. De Thulstrup, 1883; Shows an interior view of New York City tenement house room crowded with men, women, and children, some working, one using a sewing machine. An example of child labor in … Continue reading
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.