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Found 2 collections related to Ellis Island (N.J. and N.Y.)

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Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 23029
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Emended holograph manuscript (21 leaves) of "In the Gateway of Nations," signed by Jacob A. Riis (1849-1914), journalist, author, social reformer, and photographer. Riis was born in Denmark and emigrated to the U.S. in 1870. While working as a... more
Williams, William, 1862-1947
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3346
6.81 linear feet (11 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
William Williams was a New York lawyer and the Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island for two terms, 1902-1905 and 1909-1913, and the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas, and Electricity from 1914 to 1917. His... more
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