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Ellis Island

  • Vicinity: New York Harbor
  • Type: Island

Island of Hope, Island of Tears

How far would you travel to find a better life? What if the journey took weeks under difficult conditions? If you answered "Whatever it takes," you echo the feelings of the 12 million immigrants who passed through these now quiet halls from 1892 to 1954. Ellis Island afforded them the opportunity to attain the American dream for themselves and their descendants. Come hear their stories. - NPS

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Ellis Island Immigration Depot
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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
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1927/07/01 Nandor Fodor Life Amaira Iren and Nandor Fodor arrive at the Port of New York aboard the RMS MAURETANIA. Nandor Fodor, a naturalized US citizen, gives his address as 24 Union Square, New York.

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