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Immigrants' Landing at Ellis Island, New York, between 1910 and 1920

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The Ellis Island Immigration Station in New York welcomed more than 12 million immigrants to America between 1892 and 1954.
Courtesy of Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing Co., between 1910 and 1920


More than 12 million immigrants made their first stop in America at the Ellis Island Immigration Station between 1892 and 1954.

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  • What is an immigration station?
  • Why was this a good location for an immigration station?

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"New York, N.Y., immigrants' landing, Ellis Island," Detroit Publishing Company, between 1910 and 1920. Courtesy of Library of Congress