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The departure

The departure

Immigrants waving farewell to crowd on dock, as their ship leaves. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 1, no. 5 (1856 Jan. 12), p. 77 (top).

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Crowd of men in room, one talking to man at a table, Tammany Hall, New York City. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 48 (1856 Nov. 8), p. 352.

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champney del. ; Nichols sc.

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champne...

Illustration shows an emigrant wagon train being attacked by Natives while traveling across the Great Plains. Title from item. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion, v. 13, no. 7 (1857 August 15)... More

Scene of the Washington riot. The Marines firing upon the mob, having seized the cannon used by the rioters General Henderson urging the rioters not to fire ; Dora and Clayton escaping from the wreck of the burning steamer

Scene of the Washington riot. The Marines firing upon the mob, having ...

Top illustration shows scene from riot in which members of the Native American, or Know-Nothing, party rioted to prevent immigrants from voting; engraving after daguerreotype by Whitehurst. Center illustration ... More

[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 June 26, p. 405.

The labor exchange--emigrants on the Battery in front of Castle Garden, New York The labor exchange--interior view of the office at Castle Garden, New York / / sketched by Stanley Fox.

The labor exchange--emigrants on the Battery in front of Castle Garden...

Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 607 (1868 August 15), p. 516.

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitting in the Superior Court, passing on applications for citizenship, Friday evening, October 22, 1869 / BGHS.

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitti...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 29, 1869 Nov. 13, p. 141.

Horrors of the emigrant ship--scene in the hold of the "James Foster, Jun."

Horrors of the emigrant ship--scene in the hold of the "James Foster, ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 March 27, p. 204. LC copy has tear through the middle.

Leaving old England for America

Leaving old England for America

People on deck of ship. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 14, 1870 Jan. 22, p. 61.

Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house / P. Frenzeny.

Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house / P. Frenzeny.

Customs officers inspecting belongings of Chinese immigrants as others enter the room from ship; with insert of Chinese on wagon. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 Feb. 3, p. 81.

Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House

Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 25, no. 1049 (1877 Feb. 3.). Reference copy may be in LOT 7010. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF; Customs houses; Immigra... More

The newly-discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

The newly-discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

Two illustrations: Prospectors and emigrants crossing the parks among the mountains, en route to Leadville, with dead horses along the road; surveyors starting on an expedition to fix the boundaries of claims. ... More

New York City, Irish depositors of the Emigrant Savings Bank withdrawing money to send to their suffering relatives in the old country

New York City, Irish depositors of the Emigrant Savings Bank withdrawi...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 50, no. 1275 (1880 March 13), p. 29. Title from item.

The Chinese invasion / J. Keppler.

The Chinese invasion / J. Keppler.

Composite of nine cartoons, each separately captioned, on Chinese immigrants in the United States, including New York City and San Francisco. Illus. in: Puck, vol. 7, no. 158, pp. 24-25.

Immigrants landing at Castle Garden / drawn by A.B. Shults.

Immigrants landing at Castle Garden / drawn by A.B. Shults.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1880 May 29, p. 341.

Know-nothingism in Brooklyn [cartoon showing Brooklyn Board of Aldermen saying to immigrants, "None but citizens of the United States can be licensed to engage in any employment in this city"]

Know-nothingism in Brooklyn [cartoon showing Brooklyn Board of Alderme...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 51 (1881 Jan. 15), p. 340.

The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 & 58 Park Place, N.Y.

The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 &...

Print shows a procession of emigrants with a young boy carrying an umbrella and a bag over his shoulder at the lead, walking next to a large dog; a young woman follows carrying a basket with a lamb against her ... More

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--650 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland, shipped by the British government / W.A. Rogers.

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--...

Page of advertisements with cartoon showing people on steamship carrying "Poor house from Galway." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 27, 1883 April 28, p. 272.

A trio that must go / F. Graetz.

A trio that must go / F. Graetz.

Print shows a "Church Bell" as a female figure, an injured elephant labeled "Republican Party" with bandages and an eye patch labeled "Nov. 1882", and a Chinese man. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 14, no... More

Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper.

Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper.

Man, woman, and boy (probably immigrants), eating on a picnic bench, New York City.

A.J. Smith in front of their house near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

A.J. Smith in front of their house near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebr...

summary: Note that all three children wear dresses made of the same material. original size: 6x8

Portrait of A.J. Smith, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

Portrait of A.J. Smith, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: The photograph is captioned: "Just over", perhaps indicating that this portrait was taken when Smith had just arrived. original size: 6x8

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

"Assisted emigrants for Great Britain passage paid by Uncle Sam" on ship; "Monopoly, the cow with many mouths to feed" on sign; "J. Hawbuck, N.Y. Legislature" on bag; and "Anti Common Sense Society" on sign at ... More

View of "Mulberry Bend" - Arrival of contract laborers for the coal mines

View of "Mulberry Bend" - Arrival of contract laborers for the coal mi...

Crowd of Italian Americans in Mulberry Street, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 66 (1888 Aug. 11), pp. 412-413.

A question of labor. : This question is from first to last, from the beginning to the end, from skin to core and from core to skin again, a question of labor--James G. Blaine

A question of labor. : This question is from first to last, from the b...

"American labor pays war taxes on all these articles for the sole benefit of Trust, Monopoly & Co."; "Imported, Duty Free, by Trust, Monopoly & Co. to compete with American labor" on sign under laborer. Title o... More

[Immigrants on deck of steamer]

[Immigrants on deck of steamer]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Grady Klapper.

In the Italian quarter - Mulberry Street on a winter evening / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

In the Italian quarter - Mulberry Street on a winter evening / drawn b...

People carrying their belongings in the Italian quarter, on Mulberry Street, on a winter evening, in New York City.

Busload of immigrants, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Busload of immigrants, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

[Group of immigrants]

[Group of immigrants]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

A family of emigrants entering the South Loup Valley in Custer County, Nebraska.

A family of emigrants entering the South Loup Valley in Custer County,...

summary: In 1985, James L. Jones, great-grandson of the man at the far right, identified the photograph: left to right, Samuel E. "Dick" Tuck, Maude Tuck, May Tuck, and Jim Roberts, Samuel Tuck's cousin. This ... More

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

X44967 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An easy winner. Created and "copyrighted 1892 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y., Lon." No. 4795.B. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Detained immigrants on Ellis Island, New York harbor / Drawn by M. Colin.

Detained immigrants on Ellis Island, New York harbor / Drawn by M. Col...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1893 Aug. 26, p. 821.

The small-pox troubles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin--residents of foreign birth resist the transfer of patients to the isolation hospital / drawn by Miss G.A. Davis ; from a sketch supplied by Fred. Dougherty.

The small-pox troubles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin--residents of foreign b...

Copyright by the Arkell Weekly Company. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated weekly, 1894 Sept. 27, p. 206.

The Foreign element in New York--the Chinese colony, Mott Street / Drawn by W. Bengough.

The Foreign element in New York--the Chinese colony, Mott Street / Dra...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1896 Feb. 29, p. 209.

[Street types of New York City: Emigrant and pretzel vendor]

[Street types of New York City: Emigrant and pretzel vendor]

Title devised by Library staff. Photoprint copyrighted by Elizabeth Alice Austen.

A Chinese family

A Chinese family

Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51168". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

Where would we be? / K.

Where would we be? / K.

Print shows Henry Cabot Lodge labeled "A.D. 1620" cowering before a Native who is about to hit him with a club around which a paper is wrapped that states "An Act to Prevent the Country from being Overrun by Fo... More

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

31971 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: How much yo want to go in that room and naaver come out! Created and "copyright, 1899, by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no.... More

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

31968 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Ay tank yo gat wrong fallar! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no. 8485. Forms part of: Th... More

[Immigrant's home, Argentina] / photo by Moody, Buenos Aires.

[Immigrant's home, Argentina] / photo by Moody, Buenos Aires.

Men, women, and children in front of house, with horses, cattle, and geese. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

At the entrance of the new world

At the entrance of the new world

Photograph shows a male immigrant standing in front of door with all his posessions. Copyright 1900 by R. F. Turnbull, N.Y. Title from item.

[Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation]

[Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation]

Immigrants behind fence and in building. H4552 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by Miss E. A. Austen, Rosebank, Staten Island, N.Y. No. 3.

Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation

Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation

Immigrants behind fence and in building. H4553 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by Miss E.A. Austen, Rosebank, Staten Island, N.Y. No. 4.

[Immigrants from a smallpox ship, held in custody for observation, behind wire fence, Hoffman Island, N.Y.]

[Immigrants from a smallpox ship, held in custody for observation, beh...

H4554 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo and copyright by Elizabeth Alice Austen. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Emigration & immigration; Shelf.

Doctor's examination - stopping an emigrant suspected of defective eyesight. He will be detained for further examination, to ascertain if this defect would prevent him from earning a living

Doctor's examination - stopping an emigrant suspected of defective eye...

Immigration officer examining emigrant at Ellis Island.

Doctor's inspection of suspects for skin diseases, etc.

Doctor's inspection of suspects for skin diseases, etc.

Immigration officer examining immigrants at Ellis Island.

Landing at Ellis Island

Landing at Ellis Island

Emigrants coming up the board-walk from the barge, which has taken them off the steamship company's docks, and transported them to Ellis Island. The big building in the background is the new hospital just opene... More

Detention pen--on roof of main building, Ellis Island, where emigrants held for deportation may go in fine weather

Detention pen--on roof of main building, Ellis Island, where emigrants...

Illus. in: Quarantine sketches. The Maltine Company, [1902], [p. 18].

Held at Ellis Island--undesirable emigrants to be taken back by steamship company that brought them

Held at Ellis Island--undesirable emigrants to be taken back by steams...

Three women on bench. Halftone reproduction of photograph in Quarantine sketches, a pamphlet published as advertising by the Maltine Co.

Emigrants coming to the "Land of Promise"

Emigrants coming to the "Land of Promise"

Copyright by William H. Rau. No. 4580. Reference copy in LOT 11021; original stereograph NOS 2/97; variant in PR 09 CN 109 (Rau USA New York).

Final discharge from Ellis Island--

Final discharge from Ellis Island--

Immigration officers examining documents and immigrants at Ellis Island Immigration Station. Halftone reproduction of photograph in Quarantine sketches, a pamphlet published as advertising by Maltine Co.

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a caricature of the Statue of Liberty where Liberty has been replaced by a labor union "Walking Delegate", his torch labeled "Lawlessness" and he holds a tablet labeled "Tyranny"; at the base... More

Move on /

Move on /

Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have gathered to sell their goods. In the foreground are fruit and vegetable carts. An elevated railroad track crosses ... More

New York City "ghetto" fish market /

New York City "ghetto" fish market /

"A fine panoramic view of this busy market on a Friday morning. Immense throngs of people are seen passing along the stands and making their selections of fish. A great character study. 165 feet"--Edison films ... More

Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /

Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /

"Shows a large open barge loaded with people of every nationality, who have just arrived from Europe, disembarking at Ellis Island, N.Y. A most interesting and typical scene. Length 140 feet"-Edison films catal... More

How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam's boot kicking a Chinese immigrant off a dock as part of an anti-Chinese immigration campaign. Vignettes show how the Chinese can possibly emigrate to the United States, by coming a... More

Emigrants in "pens" at Ellis Island, New York, probably on or near Christmas --note the decorations

Emigrants in "pens" at Ellis Island, New York, probably on or near Chr...

Photograph shows room filled with immigrants sitting in numbered pens 88067. Title from item.

Oregon Suffrage Campaign

Oregon Suffrage Campaign

Mary S. Anthony reports on Anna Howard Shaw's work in Oregon suffrage campaign; concern that immigrant and Indians will not support woman suffrage

Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island /

Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island /

Depicts scenes at the Immigration Depot and a nearby dock on Ellis Island. Appears to show, first, a group of immigrants lined up to board a vessel leaving the island, then another group arriving at the island ... More

[Recently arrived persons, Ellis Island, N.Y.]

[Recently arrived persons, Ellis Island, N.Y.]

Photograph shows a large crowd of newly arrived emigrants gathered outside main building. No. 96688. Title devised by Library staff.

Immigrants at Ellis Island

Immigrants at Ellis Island

Photograph shows a man waiting, with others in queue behind him, at the registration desk in the immigration station on Ellis Island; an immigration official is seated at the desk.

Arriving at Ellis Island

Arriving at Ellis Island

George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Immigrants on deck of S.S. "Amerika"

Immigrants on deck of S.S. "Amerika"

Photograph shows immigrant men on crowded upper deck of ship. Copyright 1907 by H.C. White Co. Title from item. Reference copy in: SSF - Emigration and Immigration.

Immigrants on deck of "Fried. der Grosse" in steerage

Immigrants on deck of "Fried. der Grosse" in steerage

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Photo by George Bain. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

[Recently arrived persons at Ellis Island, N.Y.]

[Recently arrived persons at Ellis Island, N.Y.]

Photograph shows a large waiting room filled with newly arrived emigrants. No. 97326. Title devised by Library staff.

Immigrants - Ellis Island

Immigrants - Ellis Island

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item. Photo by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Original negative: LC-B2-2109-15.

[Physicians examining a group of Jewish immigrants]

[Physicians examining a group of Jewish immigrants]

Photograph shows immigrants gathered in small room, two with shirts off being examined by physicians; eye chart written in Hebrew hangs on wall. No. 97332. Devised title on verso: Physicians examining a group o... More

Male immigrants at Ellis Island

Male immigrants at Ellis Island

Photo by Bain News Service, N.Y.C. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Slebzak family (Polish) working on Bottomley farm, near Baltimore, Md. They have worked here 3 years and one winter at Avery Island, Louisiana. All work except the very smallest. She hangs around the fields. Begin work about 4 A.M. and sometimes works until sunset. (See #838.) Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Slebzak family (Polish) working on Bottomley farm, near Baltimore, Md....

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 837. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... More

Two Portuguese girls working in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Younger girl, Mary Fartado "Works on lace." Been in mill 3 years. Other girl 3 years too. they do not speak English. Location: River Point, Rhode Island

Two Portuguese girls working in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Younger ...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 689. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

Pupil, Teachers of the Steamer Class in the Washington School. Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Pupil, Teachers of the Steamer Class in the Washington School. Locatio...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Miscellaneous. Hine no. 944. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs ... More

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore, Md., was working hard. They begin about 4:30 A.M. and sometimes work until sunset. Her family (Scholtz) has been South--Bluffton, S.C.--for a few years. Seen in Appalachicola and Biloxi. They are Polish. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore,...

Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Title from NCLC caption card for Hine no. 845. Hine no. 845-A. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints... More

Sweepers & mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English). Location: River Point, Rhode Island

Sweepers & mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left ha...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 692. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore, Md., was working hard. They begin about 4:30 A.M. and sometimes work until sunset. Her family (Scholtz) has been South--Bluffton, S.C.--for a few years. Seen in Appalacicola and Bixloxi. They are Polish. Location: Baltimore, Maryland

This little six-year helper in Rock Creek berry field, near Baltimore,...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Agriculture. Hine no. 845. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Di... More

Edward St. Germain and sister Delia. She has been working in Phoenix (R.I.) Mill for 8 months. He works also. They cannot speak English. Location: Phoenix, Rhode Island

Edward St. Germain and sister Delia. She has been working in Phoenix (...

Title from NCLC caption card. Attribution to Hine based on provenance. In album: Mills. Hine no. 690. Credit line: National Child Labor Committee collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division... More

An Ideal "Rally" for Woman Suffrage

An Ideal "Rally" for Woman Suffrage

Reprint of New York Herald editorial notes that the "charming" suffrage gathering at Mrs. O. H.P. Belmont's Newport mansion was on a higher plane than the rioting mobs of British suffragists, the majority of wo... More