Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island

Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island. The eugenics movement coincided with one of the greatest eras in U.S. immigration. During the first two decades of the 20th century, 600,000-1,250,000 immigrants per year entered the country through Ellis Island. (DNAi location: Chronicle > Threat of the Unfit > Threats)

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11457. Immigrants in steerage (lower) on board steamship arriving at Ellis Island

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15797. Immigrant family with numbered tags

During the first two decades of the 20th century, 600,000-1,250,000 immigrants per year entered the country through Ellis Island.

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11460. Russian immigrants at Ellis Island

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11454. Immigrant family at Ellis Island

Immigrant family at Ellis Island

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11461. Immigrant family, with tags, at Ellis Island

Immigrant family, with tags, at Ellis Island

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11458. Immigrants being processed in the Great Hall at Ellis Island

Immigrants being processed in the Great Hall at Ellis Island

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11462. Doctor examining alien immigrants at Ellis Island

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11466. Doctor examining eyes of immigrant woman at Ellis Island

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11484. Eastern European immigrant at Ellis Island (Photograph by Augustus Sherman)

Eastern European immigrant at Ellis Island (Photograph by Augustus Sherman)

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11486. European immigrant at Ellis Island (Photograph by Augustus Sherman)

European immigrant at Ellis Island (Photograph by Augustus Sherman)

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