TITLE

Return to Ellis Island

AUTHOR(S)
Calvert, C.
PUB. DATE
October 1990
SOURCE
Town & Country;Oct90, Vol. 144 Issue 5125, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores New York's newest museum, The Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Description of the buildings; What it was like to be an immigrant arriving at Ellis Island; The restoration work.
ACCESSION #
9010150614

 

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