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Harpers Weekly Harpers Weekly - The New Immigrant Station on Ellis Island

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09790 Author/Creator: Harpers Weekly Place Written: s.l. Type: Print Date: 19 January 1901 Pagination: 2 p. ; 39.8 x 27.9 cm.

Summary of Content: A single page from an issue of Haper's Weekly from January 19, 1901. This page features a series of photographs entitled, "The New Immigrant Station on Ellis Island." The photographs feature the Ellis Island immigration station, a family of immigrants, the baggage room, and a group of immigrants waiting for a boat to New York. On the reverse side of the page there is a series of articles concerning society and news of the day entitled, "This Busy World" and written by E.S. Martin. The articles are concerning the death of Philip Danforth Armour, reaction to testimony concerning hazing at West Point Academy, the retirement of John Tenniel from "Punch," Abram D. Hewitt prompting philanthropy, the marriage of Mr. Frye superintendent of the public schools of Cuba, and enrollment and tuition amounts for the most populated colleges in the country.

People: Martin, E.S., fl. 1901
Frye, Mr., fl.1901
Arruebaraena, Teresa, fl. 1901
Hewitt, Abram S., fl, 1901
Tenniel, John, fl. 1901
Armour, Philip, fl. 1901

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationCubaWest Point (US Military Academy)EducationMarriagePolitics

Sub Era: Immigration and Migration

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