Ellis Island (American Symbols and Their Meanings Series)

By: Marcovitz, Hal; Moreno

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Very Good Condition: Complete. Unmarked, clean pages. Solid tight binding. Minor visible cover wear (spine ends lightly bumped) and outer soil. Used hardcover book copy of Ellis Island. American Symbols and Their Meanings Series. Hal Marcovitz. Introduction by Barry Moreno. Summary: Presents the history of Ellis Island from 1892 when it served as the most important center for immigration into the United States, to its near collapse in the 1970s due to neglect, to its rebirth in 1990 as the Ellis Island Immigration Museum. Broomall PA: Mason Crest Publishers, 2003. Third printing. 48 pages. Illustrated. 6-5/8 x 9-1/2 inches, 24 cm.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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On January 1, 1892, Ellis Island Immigration Center opened in New York Harbor. The first people processed were Europeans who had come to America on ships Nevada, City of Paris, and Victoria. By the time Ellis Island was closed in 1954, more than 12 million immigrants had walked through its gates to make a fresh start in the United States.

Title: Ellis Island (American Symbols and Their Meanings Series)

Author/Composer: Marcovitz, Hal; Moreno

Categories: NonFiction,

Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers: 2003

ISBN Number: 1590840313

ISBN Number 13: 9781590840313

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 011854

Keywords: Juvenile Literature American History, Ellis Island Immigration Station New York, US Immigration History, Hal Marcovitz, American Symbols and Their Meanings Series, 1590840313, 9781590840313, Patriotism,