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Ellis Island interviews: in their own words

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Facts on File,
Pub. Date:
1997.
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English
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A truly unique account of what Ellis Island immigrants endured on their journeys to freedom from Europe, the Middle East, and elsewhere. Produced in co-operation with the Ellis Island Research Foundation, this book is an unparalleled collection of 130 first-hand accounts from 130 immigrants. These last surviving immigrants describe in compelling detail their reasons for leaving their native shores, the lives they left behind, their passage, what they endured, and what became of them. Ellis Island closed in 1954 after 62 years of processing immigrants. It is believed that over forty per cent of today's US population are descendants of Ellis Island-processed immigrants.
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subject_facet Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Immigrants -- United States -- Interviews
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History
United States. -- Immigration and Naturalization Service -- Officials and employees -- Biography
title_display Ellis Island interviews : in their own words
title_full Ellis Island interviews : in their own words / Peter Morton Coan
title_short Ellis Island interviews :
title_sub in their own words
topic_facet Emigration and immigration
History
Immigrants
Officials and employees