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Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1, 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

(NEW YORK) Ellis Island-Annie Moore a 14 year old Irish girl was the first passenger registered at Ellis Island January 1892 which was also her 15 birthday. She was from county Cork Ireland

Immigrants Coming to Ellis Island | January 1, 1892: The Ellis Island Immigration Station opens

The Ellis Island Immigration Station opens. The first immigrant to pass through was a “rosy-cheeked Irish girl,” Annie Moore, age from County Cork; she came with her two younger brothers to join their parents in New York City.

Immigrants being checked for illnesses at Ellis Island. If an immigrant was found to be sick, they would be sent back to their home country right away.

Examination of immigrants at Ellis Island.here we see immigrants entering the USA legally

Immigration Through Ellis Island - Award Winning Documentary Video Film - From 1892-1954, Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Fascinating archival footage tells the moving story of families with dreams of opportunity, leaving their homes with what they could carry.

Island of Hope - Island of Tears. Ellis Island was the port of entry for millions of European immigrants. Fascinating archival footage tells the moving story of families with dreams of opportunity, leaving their homes with what they could carry

41 Rare Vintage Photographs of Ellis Island Immigration in the Early 20th Century ~ vintage everyday

View of Ellis Island, N., looking across water toward immigration station. It was made in &*View of Ellis Island, N., looking across water toward immigration station. It was made in (The year my grandparents came to Ellis Island from Poland)

The last boat accepted at Ellis Island - 1950 - photo /Ernst Haas

The last boat accepted at Ellis Island, Photo by Ernst Haas "DP, meaning Displaced Person. I came to America as a DP in Christmas but we disembarked at the Passenger Terminal on the West Side, Ellis was no longer being used.

Important cargo: This man and his two children were some of the 12 million to pass through Ellis Island

Gateway to America: Poignant black and white pictures of desperate immigrants arriving at Ellis Island

History: LIFE Magazine: Ellis Island, "Antonio Magnani copes with his children and fat briefcase holding his entry papers.

EVEN IN AMERICA ... IRISH WERE DISCRIMINATED in major towns of NYC,BOSTON. somewhat in philly. so many moved our to farming areas of mid-west and many Scot-irish moved south many to West Virgina. and southern plantations. over 20k were sent as slaves to West Indies by Crowell era think 1600's

During the famine those who could scrape together money for passage left for America in search of a better life. Some Americans resented the Irish immigrants because they were Roman Catholics and because they were willing to work for very low wages.

Fascinating infographic about the history of the 4th of July in the United States. Perfect for US History teachers at all grade levels.

Fascinating infographic about the history of the of July in the United States. Perfect for US History teachers at all grade levels.

Italian family looking for baggage, Ellis Island NY 1905. It's not exactly the same  but my father sailed from Czechoslovakia to Quebec City when he was around 6 years old. He remembers looking over the side of the boat to see the dolphins when his little pea cap flew off into the water. How strange and exciting if must have been for these folk to come to a new world.

Italian family looking for baggage, Ellis Island NY NYPL Digital Gallery American US history photograph

Infographic: Auschwitz by the Numbers. Today marks the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Never forget and never let this happen again!

I heard that a man was to be the first and, being a gentleman, stepped aside to let the lady through first:)

Story of the First Through Ellis Island Is Rewritten

Annie Moore - Irishwoman and first Immigrant to be processed through Ellis Island, there is a beautiful Irish song about her, "Isle of hope, Isle of tears".

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33 Beautiful Vintage Portraits Of America's Immigrant Past From Ellis Island

Amateur photographer Augustus Sherman was the Ellis Island Chief Registry Clerk for a number of years in the early and he used his special access to shoot portraits of many of the immigrants who passed through the station.

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