Ellis Island is a historic landmark that has a meaningful history for the United States. A stopping point for millions of immigrants, it was place where many set their first steps on America soil. Its long and vast history has enabled many stories to be told about immigrating to the US. This website is a site that showcases Ellis Island and its impact on immigration. You can learn about the facilities on the island and what each function was used for. Gain knowledge on the historical timeline through important dates and photographs. Understand the processes and procedures immigrants had to go through upon entry to the Island. Read first-hand accounts of immigrant stories. And finally, view a historical photo gallery about the Island. Take a journey through this website and learn your roots as Americans.
Tyler School of Art / Fall 2016