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Immigrant at Ellis Island. New York, 1908. In all the uncertainty she has a home grown doll to give comfort.

IMMIGRATION: Ellis Island ~ New York ~ In all the uncertainty she has a home grown doll to give her comfort.

Annie Moore, the first Ellis Island immigrant

Annie Moore, the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island, when it opened January during Gilded Age NYC. ~ Moore emigrated from Ireland.

Picture Id: 603487	   An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location:	Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer:	PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer

Picture Id: An immigrant boy carries luggage at Ellis Island. Location: Ellis Island, New York City, New York, USA. Photographer: PAUL THOMPSON/National Geographic Stock See More Images by this Photographer

The third waves of Irish immigration began in the mid-19th century around the early 1840�s. Description from freewebs.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Irish famine immigrants saved large amounts of money says American History Journal

So glad I made it through! They held me for a few days to make sure my birthmark wasn't an infectious rash. Whew!

So glad I made it through! They held me for a few days to make sure my birthmark wasn't an infectious rash.

Immigrants on Ellis Island. Photo by William H. Rau. Public domain.

Ellis Island photo from Ellis Island Era Immigration. Slideshow containing Ellis Island full-size image

Italian Mother and Child, Ellis Island, New York, 1905, by Lewis Wickes Hine

Italian Mother and Child, Ellis Island, New York, 1905 So many immigrants came to America to have a new start in life, only to find hardships and difficulties beyond what they could endure. Their children rode the orphan trains to continue that dream.

Guadeloupean woman at Ellis Island, 1911, by Augustus Sherman  NOT ALL  black people that came to America were on slave ships.

auntada: “ Guadeloupean woman Augustus F. Sherman, photographer William Williams papers, Ellis Island series ” A queen wearing a crown.

[Three Dutch women.]    Digital ID: 1206548. Sherman, Augustus F. (Augustus Francis) -- Photographer    Notes: Identified as 'Mother and her two daughters from Zuid-Beveland, province of Zeeland, The Netherlands' in Peter Mesenholler 'Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920' (c1905) p.57.    Source: William Williams papers / Photographs of immigrants (more info)

What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island Three Dutch women. Portraits from Ellis Island, Augustus Sherman.

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