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Plan Your Trip to NYC's Historic Ellis Island

Ellis Island National Monument, New York Harbor, New York - Some of the many vintage luggage pieces at Ellis Island.

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Ellis Island & Statue of Liberty, NYC. An American travesty that her people are blocked by their own government from experiencing her fully.

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Ellis Island Immigration Museum

The Great Hall, Ellis Island, NYC. Every aspiring family historian should go here. It's an amazing experience.

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The View from Ellis Island, 1912 They needed to come in Healthy, & ready to work. They were not to be a burden on America but contributors to their new Nation . They came seeking FREEDOM from a Government that had a Constitution that was written with Freedom as your right given to you by God

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Ellis Island. The statue of liberty was cool...but Ellis Island was moving....

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Ellis Island formally opened January 1, 1892. American myths: American dream. From Rags to Riches. The New World.

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Immigrants at Ellis Island undergoing a health inspection, 1920. Many immigrants flocked to the United States during the 20's to escape poverty, war, or an over-ruling government.

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Ellis Island Chalk Markings this is what inspectors put on the jackets of the immigrants so they new where to place them

Ellis Island Chalk Markings this is what inspectors put on the jackets of the immigrants so they new where to place them

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Germans >> Ellis Island?-----Look at this mama wearing her baby. <3

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Italian immigrant children...beautiful yet sad...they are so innocent they probably couldnt ever imagine they would working in factories with horrid health conditions to earn some money to help thier familes. Tough times then...

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