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Castle Gardens and Ellis Island
The government passed no immigration laws until 1819 and even then they only covered the standard for steerage conditions on sailing vessels and made provisions that limited immigration records must be kept.... More

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Book Recommendation - Ellis Island
From Ellis Island to JFK : New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration

From Ellis Island to JFK : New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration It provides a comparison between the great wave of Jewish and Italian immigrants to New York at the turn of the last century, and the present wave of immigrants from Asia, Latin America and the former Soviet Union. Foner's account look at where immigrants live, how they work, immigrant women in particular, the sting of prejudice, the matter of ties to the old country and going to school.... Purchase

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Genealogy Directory - Ellis Island
Immigration
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Best of the Web - Ellis Island
American Family Immigration History Center

Best of The Web 2001 Created to help people search for and tell stories about passengers who came to America through Ellis Island and the Port of New York. This site allows visitors to explore the extraordinary collection of immigrant arrival records stored in the Ellis Island Archives -- inspiring a new sense of your place in the larger story of American immigration.... More

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