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A personal tour of Ellis Island by Young, Robert

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration

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About the Edition

Describes Ellis Island through the eyes of several people, including a young immigrant and an employee of the Immigration Services, and its various activities and procedures.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.

StatementRobert Young.
SeriesHow it was, How it was (Minneapolis, Minn.)
LC ClassificationsJV6484 .Y65 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45340M
ISBN 100822535793
LC Control Number99042054

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