This view of Ellis Island would be the first encounter immigrants had with America, the land of new hope. In this image you are able to see the docking station immigrants would have use to get to the buildings since the ship vessels were too large to dock near the Island.
This view of Ellis Island would be the first encounter immigrants had with America, the land of new hope. In this image you are able to see the docking station immigrants would have use to get to the buildings since the ship vessels were too large to dock near the Island. Circa 1913
After getting off ships immigrants had to go through processing at Ellis Island before being allowed to come into America. We can see that  the people in the images had to fit all of their possessions from their home countries into two or three suitcases for a new life in another country. We can also see some buildings on Ellis Island in the background.
After getting off ships immigrants had to go through processing at Ellis Island before being allowed to come into America. We can see that the people in the images had to fit all of their possessions from their home countries into two or three suitcases for a new life in another country. We can also see some buildings on Ellis Island in the background. Circa 1902

 

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