The three events that I shall be talking about all are connected to Immigration. They each represent pieces of the larger picture of Immigration as a whole. They are: the unveiling and use of Ellis Island as an immigration center, … Continue reading
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Above is a group of immigrants awaiting medical examination at Ellis Island. The examinations would make or break their future in America. C. 1880-1920 Above is a newspaper article from C. 1902 that states how a Russian native who recently … 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.
The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 intended to change Mexico’s society and economy, resulting many Mexicans to migrate to the US. Migrating north was the only way for many Mexicans to escape the war whiles a few chose to hide. … Continue reading
Ready for travel and going north, south and west. Immigrants with baggage lined up at teller’s windows marked money exchange. Photographer Edwin Levick. Picture taken between 1902 and 1913. Immigrants undergoing medical examination at Ellis Island. Photographer Edwin levick. Picture … Continue reading