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Ellis Island

The history of NYC

kris nosworthy

on 21 April 2010

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Transcript of Ellis Island

Ellis Island History of NYC Rudyard Kipling John Ringling
Sigmund Freud
Charles Chaplin
Woodrow Wilson
Harry Houdini
Herbert Hoover
Walter Disney
Cary Grant
Albert Einstein Famous Immigrant
families who came
through Ellis Island Aurthor and poet - writer of the Jungle Book 31st President of the United States of America Named 2nd Greatest Actor of All-Time
by the American Film Institute Starred in movies such as:
To Catch a Thief (1955)
An Affair to Remember (1957)
North by Northwest (1959) Film producer, writer, animator and director.
Creator of characters such as: Mickey Mouse
Founder of The Walt Disney Corporation 28th President of the United States of America Founder of the Ringling Brothers Circus World famous escapologist and stunt man Physician and neurologist Immigrated from
Austria in 1909. Physicist, philosopher and author Regarded the Father of Modern Physics Silent Film Actor
and Entertainer Immigrated in 1892 Father, Jesse Hoover, emmigrated from Germany Left Britain in 1920
to reside in the US Son of Irish and Canadian immigrants Grand-child of Irish immigrants and son of an English mother Parents immigrated from Germany in 1906 Emigrated in 1921 Immigrated in 1914 Immigrated in 1912 Ellis Island opened its doors to immigrants in 1892 and would finally close in 1954.
Over the course of that time, more than 12 million immigrants entered through Ellis Island.
The majority of these immigrants were Italian, Jewish, Polish, Scandinavian, German, and Irish. The arrival of such a diverse population created neighborhoods marked with new cultures.
People began moving into certain areas of Manhattan and many found themselves living amongst their fellow countrymen and women. Changing Neighborhoods of New York City Faces of the new NY
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