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9 New York City Skyline

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12 Immigrant Family At Ellis Island 1905

13 Ellis Island circa Ferry boats shuttled the immigrants from steamships directly to Ellis Island's Main Registry Building

14 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

15 A General View of the Detention-room at Ellis Island. Harper's Weekly, Vol. L, No. 2573, issue date: April 14, 1906

16 Ellis Island - Registry Room

17 THE INSPECTION LINE, ELLIS ISLAND

18 Receiving Room – Ellis Island

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20 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.

21 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.

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23 Immigrant girl takes psychological test as family watches anxiously.

24 New York City Tenement

25 Eastside tenement

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29 Sadie, a cotton mill spinner, Lancaster, South Carolina, 1908

30 This mill worker, Addie Laird, said she was 12 years old, but the other girls at the mill said she was only 10.

31 7 year-old sweeper and 12 year-old doffer.

32 Climbing on machinery to replace bobbins

33 Leo, 8 year old doffer in a cotton mill, Fayetteville, Tennessee, 1910

34 A reveler and a looper in a hosiery mill, Loudon, Tennessee, 1910

35 Breaker Boys At Pennsylvania Coal Mine

36 NYC Newsboys, near Brooklyn Bridge, 1906 Bootblack, NYC, 1910

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38 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.

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41 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Saturday, March 25, 1911

42 Max Blanck and Isaac Harris Triangle Waist Company owners. Frances Perkins worked to improve working conditions. Clara Lemlich leader of 1909 clothing industry strike.

43 New York city women show their opinions on child labor.

44 Teddy Roosevelt with family at summer house.

45 Children at World’s Fair sample a newfangled treat—ice cream cones!

46 Fanny and Sam at 97 Orchard Street

47 Tenement Family

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53 Lower East Side Tenement Museum Odyssey Music & Drama OdysseyMusicAndDrama.com On-line show tickets showTix4U.com

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