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The Emigrant's Lament

The Emigrant's Lament

I've lived full five years in this land of the free, But niver an office has bin haped upon me! By whom...

[Immigrants -- Battery.]

[Immigrants -- Battery.]


[Two women walking with bundels.]

[Two women walking with bundels.]


[Immigrants on Brooklyn Bridge.]

[Immigrants on Brooklyn Bridge.]


[Immigrants -- Battery Park.]

[Immigrants -- Battery Park.]


[Immigrants at Castle Garden.]

[Immigrants at Castle Garden.]


[Immigrants on Ellis Island.]

[Immigrants on Ellis Island.]


[Immigrants in Battery Park.]

[Immigrants in Battery Park.]


[Saluting the flag -- English classes for immigrants.]

[Saluting the flag -- English classes for immigrants.]


[A group of foreign mothers learning English.]

[A group of foreign mothers learning English.]


[Leaving Ellis Island.]

[Leaving Ellis Island.]


[Bakeshop and macaroni factory.]

[Bakeshop and macaroni factory.]


[Tenement room with woman behind bed drape.]

[Tenement room with woman behind bed drape.]


[Immigrants, ca. 1901.]

[Immigrants, ca. 1901.]

Immigrants at the Battery; elevated railroad visible in the background.

Swearing Allegiance to Liberty on Entering the Country.

Swearing Allegiance to Liberty on Entering the Country.


Ellis Island, New York -- Inspection Room

Ellis Island, New York -- Inspection Room


"New York As the Founders of The Forward Knew It: A Composite Picture of America's Largest City At the Turn of the Century"

"New York As the Founders of The Forward Knew It: A Composite Picture of America's Largest City At the Turn of the Century"

Yiddish subtitle: "Photographic Impressions From Old-Time New York".

Frederick Pearce [Pierce] Budden, in the uniform of the New York Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Frederick Pearce [Pierce] Budden, in the uniform of the New York Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Contains letter from donor

[Hester Street.]

[Hester Street.]

Note the Yiddish signs.

[Immigrants on Ellis Island.]

[Immigrants on Ellis Island.]


The Rough Diamond

The Rough Diamond

How they shine in an unpolished state. Greenhorn just landed at Castle Garden. I's strong and willin...

Immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.

Immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.


The Rocky Mountains: Emigrants Crossing the Plains

The Rocky Mountains: Emigrants Crossing the Plains

Horse and oxen carts are driven by emigrants through the plains. The Rocky Mountains rise in the background....

Americanization Class

Americanization Class


Immigrants

Immigrants

Photographs of immigrants arriving in New York City via boat. Depicts a family from Ukraine on the boat,...

Immigrants

Immigrants

Photographs of families and individuals immigrating to New York City. They are depicted arriving via...

Immigration, Ellis Island, Ellis Island Landing, Immigration scenes.

Immigration, Ellis Island, Ellis Island Landing, Immigration scenes.

Immigrant women and children on the sidewalk at Mott and Park Streets with American Express Co. office...

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.


Steerage - S.S. "Pennland", Red Star Line.

Steerage - S.S. "Pennland", Red Star Line.

Immigrants in the steerage section of the S.S. Pennland, wrapped in blankets on the deck of the ship....

Interior, Group, Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, 157 E. 94, Women's Americanization Class.

Interior, Group, Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, 157 E. 94, Women's Americanization Class.


Interior, Group, Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, 157 E. 94, Men's Americanization Class.

Interior, Group, Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, 157 E. 94, Men's Americanization Class.

A men's (two women visible in class) Americanization class at the Rodeph Sholom Sisterhood, 157 East...

[Report of Alex Hatos.]

[Report of Alex Hatos.]

Issued by the Tompkins Square School, Children's Aid Society Schools, for the term beginning in February....

The Bay and Harbor of New York

The Bay and Harbor of New York


Yorkville Section of NY--Zieserl Family

Yorkville Section of NY--Zieserl Family

Photographs of the Frank and Franciska Zieserl family, German immigrants, at their home in Yorkville,...

[The Battery -- Near the Immigration Station.]

[The Battery -- Near the Immigration Station.]

Battery Park near the immigration station with people standing around and sitting infront of a wood temporary...

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.


Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.


Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.

Children's Playground on Ellis Island (roof garden). The Children of detained or waiting immigrants.


Immigration card issued to Sanel Alherowitch by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Immigration card issued to Sanel Alherowitch by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Arrived April 11, 1913 on steamer Pretoria. 35 years old married male, occupation waiter, can read and...

Immigration card issued to Reisel Agranskaja by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Immigration card issued to Reisel Agranskaja by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Arrived October 12, 1913 on steamer Kursk, cabin. 22 years old single female, occupation tailoress, can...

Immigration card issued to Rachmul Alperowicz by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Immigration card issued to Rachmul Alperowicz by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Arrived January 31, 1913 on the steamer Barbarossa. 22 years old single male, occupation saddler, can...

Immigration card issued to Pejsach Akst by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Immigration card issued to Pejsach Akst by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Arrived December 12, 1913, on steamer Patricia, cabin. 32 years old married male, no occupation, can...

Immigration card issued to Sham Alazraki by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Immigration card issued to Sham Alazraki by the Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid Society

Arrived December 9, 1913 on steamer Mar Wash, steerage. 18 years old single male, occupation clerk, can...

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