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#nyc #photography Ellis IslandTestament: The mildew stained fuse map on the old fuse box still clearly shows the labels which helped staff maintain the vast number of sprawling buildings, which fell into ruin shortly after Ellis Island's closure in 1954

Atmospheric new pictures show the decaying and dust-strewn interior of the hospital and inspection complexes of the New York City immigration centre which had lain untouched and abandoned for decades

Worksheet on Ellis Island and asking students to put themselves in the shoes of people coming to America for the first time in 1907.  -What would you be thinking?  -How would you feel being inside the crowded immigration center

Worksheet on Ellis Island and asking students to put themselves in the shoes of people coming to America for the first time in 1907. -What would you be thinking? -How would you feel being inside the crowded immigration center

"If you know what ship a person came on, and the port they entered, you could probably figure out if they entered legally," said University of Pennsylvania political science professor Michael Jones-Correa, a researcher and writer on immigration. "But what legally meant was very different at the turn of the last century, compared to what it means now."

"If you know what ship a person came on, and the port they entered, you could probably figure out if they entered legally," said University of Pennsylvania political science professor Michael Jones-Correa, a researcher and writer on immigration. "But what legally meant was very different at the turn of the last century, compared to what it means now."

Ellis Island

Teach about immigration with this webcast from Ellis Island, brought to you by Scholastic and the National Park Service. Tour the historic immigration station, meet Park Rangers, and discover the history of immigration in America.

The pens at Ellis Island, main hall. These people have passe... / The New York Public Library [http://www.flickr.com/photos/nypl/] | #readytowork #nonosvamosnosechan

The pens at Ellis Island, main hall. These people have passe... / The New York Public Library [http://www.flickr.com/photos/nypl/] | #readytowork #nonosvamosnosechan