Download PDF by Barry Moreno: Children of Ellis Island (Images of America)

By Barry Moreno

ISBN-10: 0738538949

ISBN-13: 9780738538945

stressed with bundles and baskets, one million or extra immigrant young ones undergone the customarily grim halls of Ellis Island. Having left at the back of their houses in Europe and different components of the realm, they made the voyage to the United States through steamer. a few got here with mom and dad or guardians. a number of got here as stowaways. yet even though they traveled, they discovered themselves part of one of many grandest waves of human migration that the area has ever identified. childrens of Ellis Island explores this misplaced global and what it was once like for an uprooted kid at America's golden door. Highlights comprise the adventure of being a detained baby at Ellis Island--the education and video games, the interests and amusements, the friendships, and the uneasiness as a result of language barriers.

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