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Hope and tears : Ellis Island voices

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Swain,Gwenyth

Source:

Calkins Creek, Volume 1st, Honesdale, Pa., p.115 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr JV6484 .S93 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9932963

Keywords:

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

Abstract:

Contents: Introduction -- Ch1. Ellis Islands - Pilapeu, Lenni Lenape Boy -- Jasper, Dutch Colonist -- Samuel Ellis, Tavern Owner -- David, New York Subway Worker -- Ch2. Arrivals - Annie Moore, Irish Immigrant -- Anatole, Greek Immigrant -- Elizabeth Martin, Hungarian Immigrant - Horace, a Grouper -- Ch3. Inspections - Margaret, English Immigrant -- Wanda, German Bohemian Immigrant -- Najeeb Abreely, Immigrant Inspector - Jarek, Polish Immigrant -- Margaret Batchelder, Immigrant Inspector -- Arnold Weiss, Russian Immigrant -- Ch4. Island of Hope, Island of Tears -- Sven, Norwegian Immigrant - Moshe and the Lady, Hungarian Immigrant and Aid Worker - Paul, French Immigrant -- Sarah, Welsh Immigrant - Robbie and Moira, Irish Immigrants - Pearl Libow, Russian Immigrant -- Hubert Julian, Detainee -- Ch5. Living and Working - Augustus Sherman, Clerk and Photographer -- Lucia, Cook -- Annie, Nurse -- Florence, Salvation Army Volunteer -- Ch6. Closed Doors Reopen - Matt, German American Boy -- Jack, Restoration Worker -- Grandma and Jenny, Storytellers -- Paula, Student -- Danny and Grandpa Salvatore, Storytellers -- Lisa, National Park Service Employee -- Source Notes -- Bibliography -- Going Further -- Picture Credits -- Index.; Summary: Letters, diary entries, poems, monologues and dialogues created to illustrate the stories of people whose lives were touched by Ellis Island, once the United States' largest immigration station.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 12 and up