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.
Part of 1,000 Marriageable Girls on board the Baltic.
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.
Russian family on board the Orbita.
Immigrants waiting for inspection on Ellis Island.
Two young children arrive in America.
Immigrants waiting to be examined at Ellis Island
Photos courtesy of the Library of Congress.