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9 edition of We came through Ellis Island found in the catalog.

We came through Ellis Island

the immigrant adventures of Emma Markowitz

by Gare Thompson

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Marks family -- Juvenile literature,
    • Marks family -- Diaries -- Juvenile literature,
    • Marks, Emma, b. 1881? -- Family -- Juvenile literature,
    • Marks family,
    • Marks, Emma, b. 1881? -- Family,
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography,
    • Russian Americans,
    • Immigrants -- New York (State),
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Ethnic relations -- Juvenile literature,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898

    • About the Edition

      Follows a Jewish family as they leave Russia in 1893 and begin a new life in New York City, where they find new challenges and opportunities on their way to becoming Americans.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Gare Thompson.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Diaries, Biography, Biography.
      SeriesI am American
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5 T45 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3567098M
      ISBN 100792256824
      LC Control Number2002044936
      OCLC/WorldCa51322896

      Buy We Came Through Ellis Island: The Immigrant Adventures of Emma Markowitz by Gare Thompson online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   As many as 12 million people are thought to have entered the U.S. through Ellis Island’s immigration offices, which opened on Jan. 1,

      Dreaming of America: An Ellis Island Story by Eve Bunting and Ben Stahl A young girl journeys from Ireland to America with her two younger brothers becoming the first immigrant into Ellis Island. Classroom Tip: I use this picture book once students have an understanding of immigration and Ellis Island. This is a read-aloud book which can be. The fourth book in the series, will tickle the funny bone, just for fun! SEI Embroidered Baseball Cap The Flag We love This Is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From “Click”, said the camera The Ellis Island Quiz Book Weight: lbs.

      Being quarantined at Sullivan’s Island was the “welcome to America” experience for thousands upon thousands of incoming slaves, making the place a sort of macabre “Ellis Island.” About 40 percent of African-Americans alive today can trace their ancestral roots to West Africa through the Sullivan’s Island/Charleston gateway.   “When I got to Ellis Island, we all had to line up for the medical and they would examine us. Some people could pass and they marked their coats with chalk. Some they marked on the left and some they marked on the right lapels. Those that were marked on one side could go through right away. Maybe they had been here before, I don’t know.


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Here are some that we have found particularly helpful- and they are totally free. An extensive, free listing of manifests for ships that arrived in New York between and the years during which Ellis Island was America's primary immigrant processing center and where 12 million immigrants were processed.

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Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Readers witness the life of a Jewish family who move fr /5. From to the closing of Ellis Island inonly million immigrants passed through the New York City port–which was still more than half of all those entering the United States.

Ellis. “Kate Kerrigan’s Ellis Island is a standout novel that vividly brings alive the very different worlds of New York and Ireland in the s. A love story shot through with a perfect sense of the period, it is a rare combination of historical enlightenment and sheer enjoyment.” (Peter Quinn, author of The Man Who Never Returned)/5().

The entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from to is now available online. More than million Americans have ancestors who immigrated through Ellis Island or one of the New York Harbor immigration stations that preceded it. The free Ellis Island Records database, provided online by the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, allows you to search by name, year of arrival, year of birth, town or village of origin, and ship name for immigrants who entered the U.S.

at Ellis Island or the Port of New York between andthe peak years of s from the database. "Journey to Ellis Island: How my Father Came to America" by Carol Bierman is a non-fiction picture book about a twelve year old boy and his family's experience coming to America from War in Russia in The author developed great characterization of the young boy and his feelings about the journey/5(40).

Ellis Island opened the gates to millions as the home of the Ellis Island Immigration Station—and millions of passenger arrival records for U.S.

immigrants came with it. Now, a complete collection of Ellis Island passenger lists is available online and searchable for free at FamilySearch. The History of Ellis Island. Ellis Island may not appear large on a map, but it is an unparalleled destination in United States history.

After welcoming more than 12 million immigrants to our shores, Ellis Island is now a poetic symbol of the American Dream. Explore the History. Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station.

From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law.

Today, it is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, accessible to the public only by ferry. New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), U.S., Border Crossings from Canada to U.S., U.S.

Passport Applications, When it seems likely that Emma’s brother Sasha will be forced to join the Russian army for twenty five years, Emma’s father Jacob makes the difficult decision to leave Russia and to go to America.

Their journey is a hard one, as is their passage through the famous, or perhaps infamous, Ellis Island. 40 pages: 23 cm. We came through Ellis Island: the immigrant adventures of Emma Markowitz.

Lucia Raatma Nonfiction For ages 8 to 10 Compass Point Books, ISBN: The immigration center on Ellis Island was created in the late ’s to meet the ever increasing need to have a building to process the large volumes of immigrants who were coming through.

Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Ellis Island was the gateway for over 20 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station for over sixty years from until The island, in Upper New York Bay, was greatly expanded with land reclamation between and Before that, the much smaller original island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval.

Name index to lists of 25 million people (not just immigrants) who arrived at Ellis Island, Port of New York, In addition, includes a link to images of arrival lists at the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Web site. The American Family Immigration History Center (Family History Center) is home to a vast archive of the immigrant experience.

Comprising approximately 65 million searchable records, this awe-inspiring database gives modern Americans the opportunity to examine immigration documents, find connections to their ancestry and heritage, and offer their own contributions to.

Millions of them passed through Ellis Island’s immigration center in route to lives in “the land of the free”. A lesser known fact is that what we know today as “Ellis Island” didn’t exist before Ellis Island’s predecessor—Castle Garden—was actually America’s first. But while Ellis Island’s Great Hall was renovated into a stunning museum, the entire South Side lay abandoned.

“As a granddaughter of immigrants who came through Ellis Island, I was astonished to find out there was untold history of this place we thought we knew everything about,” Conway says. Most immigrants were processed through Ellis Island in a few hours, and only 2 percent that arrived on the island were prevented from entering the United States.

What "Lady Liberty" and Ellis.Ellis Island opened its doors on New Year’s Day inimmigrants passed through its gates in the first year and, of those, a large amount were children.

(Faria 18) Some of the children came with their families, while others came alone meeting family members already living in the United States.