In 1952, we didn't look like these Germans >> Ellis Island?-----(My mom tried to dress us like she thought Americans looked, bless her heart.)

In 1952, we didn't look like these Germans >> Ellis Island?-----(My mom tried to dress us like she thought Americans looked, bless her heart.)

24 Extraordinary Photos Of Immigrants Passing Though Ellis Island

24 Extraordinary Photos Of Immigrants Passing Though Ellis Island

1891 Annie Moore - First Ellis Island Immigrant    14 year Annie Moore old and her two younger brothers, Anthony (11) and Phillip (7), Annie depart from Queenstown (Cobh - County Cork) on December 20th 1891 aboard the S.S. Nevada, one of 148 steerage passengers. The trio would spend 12 days at sea (including Christmas Day), arriving in New York on Thursday evening December 31st.

1891 Annie Moore - First Ellis Island Immigrant 14 year Annie Moore old and her two younger brothers, Anthony (11) and Phillip (7), Annie depart from Queenstown (Cobh - County Cork) on December 20th 1891 aboard the S.S. Nevada, one of 148 steerage passengers. The trio would spend 12 days at sea (including Christmas Day), arriving in New York on Thursday evening December 31st.

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

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

The Ellis ISland Ferry served Ellis Island from 1904 to 1954. During that time it is estimated that it carried over 15,000,000 staff, immigrants and visitors from Ellis Island to Manhattan and back.

The Ellis ISland Ferry served Ellis Island from 1904 to 1954. During that time it is estimated that it carried over 15,000,000 staff, immigrants and visitors from Ellis Island to Manhattan and back.

Sherman photographed the final glimpses of who these people were before they started over in America. Albanian soldier - Ellis Island, NY

Sherman photographed the final glimpses of who these people were before they started over in America. Albanian soldier - Ellis Island, NY

An Italian woman. Portraits from Ellis Island, Augustus Sherman.

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

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