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Ellis Island

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Ellis Island (pt. 2)
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Pictures and brief history of the people who came to Ellis Island. Awesome pictures.
Found by Barb in Ellis Island
August 11, 2009 at 06:43 PM
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Ellis Island (pt. 1)
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Video tells the story of coming to America. Video contains pictures and some video with narration of people who immigrated here telling their story. This is the immigration that occurred in the 19th century and early 20th century.  Video is of good q... [more]
Found by Barb in Ellis Island
August 11, 2009 at 06:39 PM
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Arrival at Ellis Island
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The first sight of America that immigrants saw from their steamships was the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of a new life and liberty in America. Ferries then took the immigrants and all their belongings to Ellis Island for the registration process. Thi... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 04:33 PM
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Immigrants Detained at Ellis Island
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Upon arrival some immigrants at New York's Ellis Island were detained for legal or medical reasons. These immigrants would stay in separate gender dormitories overnight. Being detained at Ellis Island was a frightening experience for most immigrants,... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 04:26 PM
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Footage of Entering Ellis Island
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This video clip contains footage of immigrants entering Ellis Island in 1906. It shows what it was like upon arriving at Ellis Island and what some of the first steps were in the registering process. This clip contains no narration or commentary. (2:... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 05:05 PM
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Ellis Island: Registering as an American Citizen
From history.com, produced by History Channel
At New York's Ellis Island, immigrants were required to pass a medical inspection and legal exam. This video clip highlights some of the questions immigrants would have been asked upon taking the legal examinations. It also goes through what the regi... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 04:54 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Guided Tour of Ferry Building at Ellis Island
From history.com, produced by History Channel
After successfully passing the Ellis Island screening process, immigrants departed from the Ferry Building and started their new lives in America. This video shows the changes the Ferry Building has made upon its reopening to the American public. (2:... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 04:42 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Ellis Island in Pictures by Stephen Wilkes
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Photographer Stephen Wilkes discusses the years he spent taking pictures of Ellis Island. He focuses on the Island’s South Side where the medical wing was located. He goes into close details about what went on in one particular photograph taken on th... [more]
February 21, 2012 at 04:49 PM
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Ellis Island: In Pictures
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this video clip, go behind the scenes at Ellis Island with photographer Stephen Wilkes, who spent years documenting the place. (2:27)
April 16, 2012 at 08:32 PM
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Passing the Medical Inspection at Ellis Island
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Upon arrival at Ellis Island, immigrants had a medical exam. Most passed, but some didn't. In this video clip, find out what happened to these immigrants next. (1:57)
April 16, 2012 at 08:54 PM
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