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Historic Castle Garden, Barge Office, and Ellis Island Postcards and Photographs

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Birdseye view of Lower Manhattan
Battery and Castle Garden seen from harbor
Castle Garden
Castle Garden
Immigrants at Battery Park
Old Castle Garden
Old Castle Garden
Barge Office photo
Barge Office
Hospital - Quarantine
Landing at Ellis Island
Arriving at Ellis Island
Immigrants Waiting
Just Arrived
Immigrants in Pens
Doctors Exam
Detention Pen
Undesireable Immigrants
Harbor from the Battery

Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty

Ellis Island from Aeroplane
Aeroplane View
Administration Building view A
Administration Building view B
Administration Building view C
Administration Building view D
Administration Building view E
Administration Building view F
Administration Building view G
Administration Building view H
Administration Building view I
Administration Building view J
Aliens entering building
Immigrants in sorted groups
Primary Examination
Board of Special Inquiry
Day Quarters
Dining Room
Railroad Ticket Room
Railroad Waiting Room
Transfer Steamer
At the Gateway to America
Skyline of New York City
Ellis Island Pass
Emmigrants Farewell

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This collection of Ellis Island vintage postcards and historical photgraphs illustrate some of what new immigrants experienced as they immigrated to the United States. Most of these images date from about 1905 to the early 1920's. Click on any of the photos or postcards above to view a larger image and the description.

The History of Immigration to America: Castle Garden, Barge Office, Ellis Island

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