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When Ellis Island Was Busy, 1921

When Ellis Island Was Busy, 1921

"In the early years of the last century, immigrants crowded famed Ellis Isalnd in New York harbor. More than15 million of them entered the United States between 1900 and 1925 after being processed on the island. This picture shows immigrants eating in on the island's many dining rooms in 1921."

Image and text source: Print and Picture Collection, Circulating collection, immigration, Ellis Island, 1921, Evening Bulletin. Free Lbirary of Philadelphia

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