Format Film, Video
Dates 1903
Location New York
Language English
Subjects Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Emigration and Immigration
Ferries
Immigrants
New York
New York (State)
Ports of Entry
Title
Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /
Other Title
Immigrants landing at Ellis Island
Emigrants landing at Ellis Island
immigrants landing at ellis island
emigrants landing at ellis island
Created / Published
United States : Thomas A. Edison, Inc., 1903.
Subject Headings
-  Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
-  Immigrants--New York (State)--New York
-  Ferries--New York (State)--New York
-  Emigration and immigration
-  Ports of entry--New York (State)--New York
Notes
-  Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24July1903; H33775.
-  Duration: 2:20 at 15 fps.
-  Camera, Alfred C. Abadie.
-  From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: EMIGRANTS LANDING AT ELLIS ISLAND. Shows a large open barge loaded with people of every nationality, who have just arrived from Europe, disembarking at Ellis Island, N.Y. A most interesting and typical scene. Length 140 feet. Class B. $16.80.
-  The film opens with a view of the steam ferryboat "William Myers," laden with passengers, approaching a dock at the Ellis Island Immigration Station. The vessel is docked, the gangway is placed, and the immigrant passengers are seen coming up the gangway and onto the dock, where they cross in front of the camera.
-  Paper print shelf number (LC 1591) was changed when paper positive was rehoused. DLC
-  Additional holdings for this title may be available. Contact reference librarian. DLC
-  Photographed July 9, 1903.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Source used: Niver's Early motion pictures, p. 89.
-  Early motion pictures : the Paper Print Collection in the Library of Congress / by Kemp R. Niver. Library of Congress. 1985.
Medium
1 film reel of 1 (63 ft., ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 158 ft., ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. viewing print.
1 film reel of 1 (63 ft., ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 film reel of 1 (ca. 158 ft., ca. 2 min.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. dupe neg pic.
1 roll (158 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.
1 roll (158 ft.) : b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos (copy 2)
Call Number
FLA 4605 (viewing print)
FEB 9433 (viewing print)
FRA 2839 (dupe neg pic)
FPE 5354 (dupe neg pic)
Box 0853A (paper pos)
Box 5532A (paper pos, copy 2)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
lcmp002 m2a10987 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a10987
Library of Congress Catalog Number
00694367
http://lccn.loc.gov/00694367


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