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Ellis Island interviews : in their own words

Author: Peter M Coan
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island processed 12 million immigrants. Produced in cooperation with the Ellis Island Research Foundation, "Ellis Island Interviews" collects the oral histories of more than 130 men and women from all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. The stories of these last original surviving immigrants are enhanced by more than 60 photographs, many never before published.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter M Coan
ISBN: 0816034141 9780816034147 0816035482 9780816035489
OCLC Number: 36417765
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxii, 432 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ellis Island employees --
Italy --
The British Isles --
England --
Ireland --
Scotland --
Wales --
Northern Europe --
Poland --
Germany --
Austria --
Eastern Europe --
Russia, Lithuania & the Ukraine --
Greece --
Czechoslovakia --
Hungary --
Romania --
Scandinavia --
Sweden, Denmark, Norway & Finland --
Western Europe --
France, Spain, Portugal & the Netherlands --
The Middle East --
Syria, Armenia, Turkey & Palestine --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Peter Morton Coan.

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First-hand experience of immigrants processed through the principal receiving station in New York.  Read more...

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