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Ellis Island

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Ellis Island was New York’s former immigration center. More than twelve million immigrants were inspected on the island between the years 1892 and 1954. It is now a museum on immigration.

Ellis Island
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Ellis Island Button Hook Eye Inspection
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Ellis Island -Button Hook Eye Inspection
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If you want to see more photos of Ellis Island, click HERE.

On this second video, you will see images of Ellis Island which illustrate The Back Door, a song by Cherish the Ladies, an Irish-American group. The lyrics of the song deal with the story of an Irish immigrant who emigrates to the United States.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xjx3t

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The « Ellis Island of the West » is called Angel Island. It is situated in the San Francisco Bay and has very recently become a museum on immigration.

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immigration station
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For more information on immigration on Angel Island, click on this link.

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