Immigrants Carry Luggage Through Ellis Island Ca. 1906

Immigrants Carry Luggage Through Ellis Island Ca. 1906

Unknown - 1903
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Upon arriving at Ellis Island in New York City, European immigrants were given a short medical examination and briefly interviewed by an immigration official. The relatively open immigration policy of the United States encouraged Europeans to travel to the country, where they formed part of a growing labor force.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , [1903]
Copyright Date: ©1903
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (3 min., 34 sec.))
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Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
WPA Film Library


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