Encountering Ellis Island : how European immigrants entered America
Ronald H. Bayor (Author)
Encountering Ellis Island lays bare the profound and sometimes-victorious story of people chasing the American Dream: leaving everything behind, facing a new language and a new culture, and starting a new American life.
Print Book, English, 2014
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2014
1 vol. (x-168 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 23 cm.
How (and why) immigrants traveled to America
How immigrants were processed
How newcomers dealt with delays and coped with detainment or rejection
How the immigration staff and others viewed their work
How immigrants responded to entering America and changed the system