Railroad office at Castle Garden immigration station, Battery Park, New York CityView Full Image in Art and Picture Collection. The New York Public Library
Includes additional text.
Illinois Immigrant fellowship club, Germania Maennerchor Society,View Full Image in Sterling Public Library
B/w photograph, 18 x 23 cm., Sterling, Illinois, Organizations, Germania Maennerchor Society, Club for German immigrants fellowship
Jewish businessmen and town founder Marcus OppenheimerView Full Image in University of Washington
In 1862, Jewish settler Marcus Oppenheimer and his brother arrived by wagon train to settle on the Columbia River near the Canadian border (later in Stevens County). He platted the town and opened a s…
Pamphlet about California and the inducements to settle thereCalifornia Immigrant Union, San FranciscoView Full Text in University of Minnesota
Facts for immigrant concerning Barron County, WisconsinBrayton, OrvilleView Full Text in Wisconsin Historical Society
Towns and counties across Wisconsin sought to encourage settlement by extolling the virtues of their particular area. County Clerk Orville Brayton provides here a description of the natural resources…
Letter from an immigrant inspector about smuggling Chinese nationalsDepartment of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Western Region. District 16. Port of Los Angeles. San Diego Substation. 1975-2003View Full Item in National Archives at Riverside
The case file from which this document originates pertains to the arrest and trial of Francisco and Juan Rios and Antonio Solis for smuggling Chinese nationals across the US-Mexico border. Reports and…
Letter from the Commissioner of Immigration in San Francisco regarding the issuing of passports topersons of the Chinese RaceDepartment of Justice. Immigration and Naturalization Service. 6/14/1940-3/1/2003View Full Item in National Archives at Washington, DC - Textual Reference
This letter is a response from Commissioner of Immigration in San Francisco, California to the circular letter from the Acting Commissioner General of Immigration in Washington, DC regarding the issui…
Handbook of Tennessee to promote immigration to the stateView Full Image in Tennessee State Library and Archives
Hard-bound volume containing topographical, mineral, agricultural, economic, and social conditions about the state of Tennessee in order to promote immigration into the state.
Letter regarding the enforcement of the Chinese Exclusion ActManning, Daniel, 1831-1887View Full Text in University of Washington
Watson Carvosso Squire, 1838-1926, was an attorney, Civil War veteran, industrialist, and governor of Washington Territory from 1884-1887. In 1885, anti-Chinese riots began occurring in Tacoma and Sea…
Tool chest and tools of Danish immigrant carpenterRichard NicolView Full Image in University of Washington
Tool chest used by cabinetmaker Julius Christison when he arrived in Seattle from Denmark in 1885. He worked in many early Seattle stores and workshops.
Article on working conditions of immigrant women, 1886Clark, Sue Ainslie, Wyatt, EdithView Full Item in Claremont Colleges Library
Part 3 of 4 articles; incomplete. The lives and working conditions of immigrant women in America.
Persian immigrant, Dr. Isaac AdamsUnknownView Full Item in California State University, Stanislaus. Library
Photograph of Dr. Issac Adams as a young man. A native of Persia, educated in an American missionary college, he first facilitated Assyrian immigration to Canada and then near Turlock, California.
Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, 1900View Full Item in Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Emulsion yellowing. Surface stains and irregularities. Formerly stored in box 3.2.50  Immigrant group is almost entirely women and children; the standing men seem to be immigration officials. NEW…
Translated letter from a Swedish immigrant to her sisterOriginal Letter: Cave, Anna Persson, 1887-1959. Translator: UnknownView Full Text in Augustana College
Translation of a letter from a Swedish immigrant to her sister back in Sweden, 1907.
Audio recording of an Irish immigrant songView Full Item in UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
1907 patent black wax cylinder. Inscription on lid: "Mr Keillor"; inscription on box: "Mr Keillor. Place of recording likely the United States. Mr. Keillor. Male vocal solo, presumably by the "Mr Keil…
Letter from Carroll Cook to Commissioner of Immigration, Angel IslandView Full Item in UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Library
Afifi Karam, writer for Arab-American immigrant newspaperView Full Item in Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Copyright status unknown. Request reproduction permission from Archives Center. In Series ?, Box ?, Folder ? Afifi Karam wrote for Al-Hoda, an immigrant newspaper. Faris and Yamna Naff Arab-American C…
Sheet music for “Chinatown, my Chinatown”Cooney, Florence E, Jerome, William (1865-1932), Schwartz, Jean (1878-1956)View Full Image in Music Division. The New York Public Library
Caption title. Center seam torn; edges frayed. Cover illustrated by Florence E. Cooney. First line of chorus: Chinatown, my Chinatown. First line of text: When the town is fast asleep. For voice and p…
Members of the Saetesdalslaget Society, who immigrated from the Setesdal valley in southern Norway, gathering in McIntosh, MinnesotaView Full Item in East Polk Heritage Center
The Saetesdalslaget Society was founded in 1909, by people who had emmigrated from the Setesdal valley or district in Norway. They held national conventions. This photograph captured attendees at a ga…
At school in the promised land, or The story of a little immigrantAntin, Mary, 1881-1949View Full Text in Harvard University
Chapters from the author's The Promised land.
Yiddish Map of the United States for Jewish immigrants, 1912View Full Item in College of Charleston Libraries
Black-and-white map of the United States, with the names of states, capitals, rivers, lakes, oceans, and mountains labeled in English and Yiddish. From Guide to the United States for the Jewish immigr…
Immigrant Kindergarten Class, Indianapolis, IndianaTeachers College of Indianapolis; Indianapolis Free Kindergarten and Children's Aid SocietyView Full Item in Butler University
Group photograph of an immigrant kindergarten class of children from Austria, Hungary, and Russia, 1914.
Photograph of Italians in Utah working on a railroadView Full Image in Utah State Historical Society
Italian section gang, D & RG, at Spanish Fork Canyon, 1914. The youngest immigrant worker was often the water boy as on this section gang. From: "The Peoples of Utah", (1976), p.314.
Seattle Asahi players on their first tour of Japan, 1914View Full Image in University of Washington
Japanese baseball teams began organizing in Seattle in 1904. Seattle Asahi Club's baseball team was formed in 1912 by some players from the Mikado team, an early Issei (first generation immigrant) tea…
Russian immigrants being detained for deportation, Baltimore, 1915View Full Item in South Carolina Historical Society
Black-and-white photograph of a man holding the hand of a young girl. Writing on back of image reads, "1915 Baltimore. Russian immigrant being detained for deportation. Old man & grand child.
Photograph of members of the Utah Japanese Association, all of whom were non-citizens that had been denied citizenshipUnknownView Full Item in University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library
Department store founded by German immigrantWebster & StevensView Full Image in University of Washington
In 1890, German immigrant Edward Nordhoff and his wife Josephine invested their life savings of $1,200 to start The Bon Marche at First Avenue and Cedar Street. He modeled his new department store aft…
Letter to the Council of Jewish Women regarding Ellis Island immigration expenses and hardshipsWinkler, HelenView Full Text in University of Washington
Typed on the letterhead of the Council of Jewish Women, New York, Department of Immigrant Aid.