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Ellis Island : a pictorial history

Author: Barbara Benton
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Over 100 historical photos, political cartoons, newspaper illustrations, and architectural drawings plus text recount the history of the island.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Benton
ISBN: 0816011249 9780816011247 0816017476 9780816017478 0816001073 9780816001071
OCLC Number: 10779041
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 18 x 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
History --
Construction --
Processing --
People --
Decline --
Restoration --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Barbara Benton.

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Ellis Island offers a celebration of a chapter of Americana which continues to fascinate. Recreated as a vivid walking tour through history is the landfall experience of more than 16 million people.  Read more...

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