HIS­TORY BY NUM­BERS

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An­drew Chap­man tries to work out just how­many pho­to­graphs we’ve taken since the days of the pho­tog­ra­phy pi­o­neers…

El­lis Is­land is now home to the El­lis Is­land Na­tional Mu­seum of Im­mi­gra­tion ( www.lib­er­tyel­l­is­foun­da­tion.org.uk/im­mi­gra­tion

mu­seum). A re­cent ad­di­tion is the Peo­pling of Amer­ica Cen­ter, which looks at im­mi­gra­tion to Amer­ica both be­fore the El­lis Is­land pro­cess­ing sta­tion opened in 1892, and af­ter it closed in 1954.

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