Immigration to Ellis Island


The following photos document immigration to Ellis Island. All photos are courtesy of the Library of Congress. Read our overview in the themes section on immigration.

Immigration to Ellis Island

Part of 1,000 Marriageable Girls on board the Baltic.

 

 

Immigration to Ellis Island.

A photo of some of the women coming to the United States in search of husbands in 1907.

Check out this article on the 1,000 Marriageable Girls arriving to the United States.

Immigration to Ellis Island

Russian family on board the Orbita.

Immigration to Ellis Island

Immigrants waiting for inspection on Ellis Island.

Immigration to Ellis Island

Two young children arrive in America.

Immigration to Ellis Island

Immigrants waiting to be examined at Ellis Island

Photos courtesy of the Library of Congress.