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Peter Bronski Aug 11
An even bigger thrill than Lady Liberty was our stop at . Our kids’ great-great grandparents immigrated to the United States from Sicily and passed through Ellis. We found their names on the Wall of Honor and made pencil rubbings.
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toni 1h
Gave my son a tour of places close to home. @ Statue of Liberty National Monument
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Bluetravels Aug 12
Replying to @NewYorkStateAG
Not so. Any immigrant thru needed a sponsor and a job to get in
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pooch macatangay 13h
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Barbara D 7h
The inhumane treatment and horrible conditions complain about still better than conditions my ancestors face when coming into country legally.
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letsgo2press Aug 13
Exactly. No trachoma? Welcome to the United States, buy a train ticket, and get settled in whatever state you want. Go to and walk in their shoes. Names were not "changed" at Ellis Island - just captured as whatever the official could understand.
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Hope Aug 13
Don't go to the . Go to instead.
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HektoenInternational 13h
β€œWe have enough sickness and death of our own!” Fears that with identified illnesses could infect Americans led to building hospitals on , and between 1902 and 1930 about 250,000 patients had been treated there.
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Save-Our-Democracy Aug 12
My grandparents came through . We can reestablish proper immigration procedures, but the wants to discriminate. I imagine if Trump was in charge back then I wouldn't be here - as would most Americans.
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Darren Friend Aug 13
Donald J Trump the reason was to isolate sick people quarantined due to poor health issues separated and sent back to country of origin USA only allowed healthy working people into our country
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Ashley T. Rubin Aug 12
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Jean-Luc Paulcard Aug 14
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DEPLORABLE NATIONALIST Aug 15
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Yvonne Farrell Aug 14
and were both to vet and to welcome immigrants from all countries. Immigration policy didn't always work out that way, but that was the idea.
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Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation Aug 17
Ships would dock at the Hudson or East River piers, where 1st & 2nd class passengers would disembark and go thru Customs. But steerage & 3rd class passengers were carried by ferry or barge to for medical & legal inspections. Search arrivals .
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LovelyMsEB Aug 13
Replying to @LovelyMsEB
2/ The most recent was in the 1880s there was a colliery disaster that left families w/nothing. Former neighbors & friends in the US held fundraisers & sent $ to come to America for a better life. They arrived at past the who welcomed these
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What is Solo Travel?
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publicrelate Aug 17
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Jackie Schalk Aug 17
Hurricane Sandy '12 This is the hall that connects my office in the Kitchen and Laundry Building to the Ferry House at .
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raetiredhotflashgift Aug 18
Most Arriving at in 1907 Were Processed in Few Hours HISTORY DID get his ideas here? Did his great grandparents get "lettered" only 2% through held for short time WHY DOES MILLER HATE
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