Presentation on theme: "February 18-21, 2010. New York City Skyline."— Presentation transcript:
February 18-21, 2010
New York City Skyline
Immigrant Family At Ellis Island 1905
Ellis Island circa 1905. Ferry boats shuttled the immigrants from steamships directly to Ellis Island's Main Registry Building
Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island To Undergo Examination before being permitted to Land in New York. Harper's Weekly, Vol. L, No. 2573, issue date: April 14, 1906
A General View of the Detention-room at Ellis Island. Harper's Weekly, Vol. L, No. 2573, issue date: April 14, 1906
Ellis Island - Registry Room
THE INSPECTION LINE, ELLIS ISLAND
Receiving Room – Ellis Island
A Group of Immigrants at Ellis Island who, having failed to meet the Entrance Requirements, are about to be Deported. Harper's Weekly, Vol. L, No. 2573, issue date: April 14, 1906.
Identification Tags. Upon arrival at Ellis Island, all immigrants had identification tags pinned to their shoulders. The tags indicated the ship manifest page and line number on which the names appeared. An explanation of the tag was printed in 10 languages, including Swedish and Finnish.
Immigrant girl takes psychological test as family watches anxiously.
New York City Tenement
Sadie, a cotton mill spinner, Lancaster, South Carolina, 1908
This mill worker, Addie Laird, said she was 12 years old, but the other girls at the mill said she was only 10.
7 year-old sweeper and 12 year-old doffer.
Climbing on machinery to replace bobbins
Leo, 8 year old doffer in a cotton mill, Fayetteville, Tennessee, 1910
A reveler and a looper in a hosiery mill, Loudon, Tennessee, 1910
Breaker Boys At Pennsylvania Coal Mine
NYC Newsboys, near Brooklyn Bridge, 1906 Bootblack, NYC, 1910
This cartoon appeared in a magazine in 1913, when Woodrow Wilson was president of the United States. The caption said, Mr. President, we don’t want anything. We just want to grow up.
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Saturday, March 25, 1911
Max Blanck and Isaac Harris Triangle Waist Company owners. Frances Perkins worked to improve working conditions. Clara Lemlich leader of 1909 clothing industry strike.
New York city women show their opinions on child labor.
Teddy Roosevelt with family at summer house.
Children at World’s Fair sample a newfangled treat—ice cream cones!
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