Ellis Island immigrant

[Slovak woman and children.] Source: William Williams papers / Photographs of immigrants (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery.

A Guadeloupean woman. Portraits from Ellis Island, Augustus Sherman.

What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island


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Slovak Mother Ellis Island, Ellis Island Series, ca, 1905, by Lewis Hine.

Slovak Mother Ellis Island, Ellis Island Series, ca, by Lewis Hine.Like thousands of others, this woman has brought her feather bed to America.

With a refugee and migrant crisis continuing around the world, it can be easy to forget those that came to the U.S. more than a century ago.  Between 1905 and 1914, registry clerk and amateur photographer Augustus Sherman snapped pictures of people arriving at the Port of New York at Ellis Island.  Turkish man.

This Is What Immigrants To The U.S. Looked Like Over 100 Years Ago

Taken at Ellis Island in the early century by amateur photographer Augustus Sherman, they reveal the diverse and unique history of the U. as a nation of immigrants.

Old Picture of the Day

Simple descriptions and pictures of Native American cradleboards, papoose carriers, and other Indian baby-carrying technology.

Today, over 100 million Americans - one third of the population - can trace their ancestry to the immigrants who first arrived in America at Ellis Island. A song called Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears was written about the immigrants to Ellis Island, New York.

Immigration: Germans arriving at Ellis Island. Mine: "The real immigrants that made this country great, legally.