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IMAGE number
UIG2903555
Title
Ellis Island (photo)
Medium
photograph
Description
Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nations busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The island was greatly expanded with land reclamation between 1892 and 1934. Before that, the much smaller original island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine. The island was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965, and has hosted a museum of immigration since 1990. Long considered part of New York, a 1998 United States Supreme Court decision found that most of the island is in New Jersey.
Photo credit
Buyenlarge Archive/UIG / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
island / big apple / immigration / america / united states / immigrants / manhattan / ellis / usa / new york / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto
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