By Barry Moreno

Ellis Island, on the southern tip of ny, used to be the main portal for ecu immigrants to the USA and looms huge in nineteenth century and early twentieth century background. After broad recovery, this present day it's a nationwide image and significant museum. Authored via a famous historian and librarian on the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, this can be the 1st encyclopedia dedicated to the Island, documenting its quite a few incarnations. It comprises greater than 430 essay entries at the the most important humans, operations, rooms and structures, occasions, immigration legislation and acts, firms, and different phrases linked to the island's history.

This prepared reference is ideal for synthesizing info for scholar stories on immigration and historical past. Genealogists and browsers will locate this appealing analyzing in addition. A chronology, fundamental record appendixes, and considerable images are extra value.

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He was succeeded, at least briefly, by Percy A. Baker. See also Executive Division Austrian Society. The Austrian Society was founded in 1898 by the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria-Hungary to aid his Catholic subjects who had immigrated to the United States. The society was financed by donations and membership dues as well as by an annual subsidy of $5,000 from the Austro-Hungarian government. Not surprisingly, the organization was also known as the Austro-Hungarian Society. The Austrian Society’s membership included twenty-one priests and it employed three agents at Ellis Island; the agents chiefly aided Austro-Hungarian subjects held in detention or who were sick in the hospital.

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