31 Ellis Island Immigrant Photos From 100 Years Ago That Remind Us The Beauty Of American Diversity

The current situation of immigration in the United States brings back recollections of better occasions when the nation invited the individuals who looked for asylum within its lines. For a long time, Ellis Island in the state of New York was the escape for a vast number of immigrants aiming to gain entrance into the United States. This truth was briefly caught by an Ellis Island representative named Augustus Sherman. Albeit an untrained picture taker, he had the option to capture more than 200 photographs of the numerous immigrants he met in Ellis Island somewhere in the range of 1905 and 1914. Investigate a couple of his pictures underneath and revel at the assorted family line of our America today.

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1. A man from Algeria 


2. A lady from Guadalupe 


3. A Hindoo kid 


4. A lady from Romania 


5. A Sami lady from Finland 


6. A man from Denmark 


7. Ladies from Guadeloupe 


8. An Algerian man 


9.A woman from Italy


10.A soldier from Albania


11.Three Slovakian women


12.A Ruthenian woman


13.Two Russian Cossacks


14.A man from Turkey


15.Two children possibly from Sweden


16.A woman from Norway


17.A man from Bavaria


18.Two Dutch children


19.Three little Scottish boys


20.A woman from Italy


21.A Greek Orthodox priest


22.A woman from Greece


23.A soldier from Greece


24.A shepherd from Romania


25.A piper from Romania


26.Two Romanian women


27.Slovak woman and her children


28.A young girl from Sweden


29.A tattooed German


30An Alsace-Lorraine girl


30.A Dutch Protestant woman


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