During its peak, Ellis Island was the flagship immigration depot, and processed over 12 million immigrants between 1892 and 1954. From almost every country all over the world, people came through Ellis Island before starting a new life in America. This book covers those faces and journeys in pictures and words, as well as Ellis Island’s transformation from immigration station to the National Park Service’s largest museum. Journey through the history one of America’s most iconic sites with this amazing book today!
Author Barry Moreno has worked in the Museum Services Division at Ellis Island for more than a decade. He is the author of The Statue of Liberty Encyclopedia and Italian Americans and is currently writing The Encyclopedia of Ellis Island.
Emigration & Immigration
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