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American History - Immigration
Multiple resources. Directory by Middletown Thrall Library.
Immigration
Multiple resources. Directory by Middletown Thrall Library.


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Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation
"From 1910 to 1940, Angel Island was the site of an Immigration Station that functioned as the West Coast equivalent of Ellis Island, although the Angel Island facility also enforced policies designed to exclude, rather than welcome, many Pacific Coast immigrants coming from eighty two countries." Includes history, curricula, immigrant stories, and a photo gallery.
Ellis Island
From the National Park Service.
Ellis Island History
From the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation.
Immigration
"This feature presentation links educators to primary sources from the Library of Congress' online collections... and focuses only on the immigrant groups that arrived in greatest numbers during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The presentation was shaped by the primary sources available in the Library's online collections." Includes Native American, African, German, Irish, Scandinavian, Italian Japanese, Mexican, Chinese, Cuban/Puerto Rican and Polish/Russian. Each topic includes a timeline. The thumbnail photos on the left hand side of the page navigate to the various groups' information. From the Library of Congress.
Irish and German Immigration
From The Independence Hall Association
Interactive Tour of Elllis Island
From Scholastic.
The Rush of Immigrants
From The Independence Hall.


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