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Landing at Ellis Island, 1902

[Detail] Landing at Ellis Island, 1902

On the Scene

Do you think you are a good detective? Let's check. Without looking back, try to recreate the street scene in your mind. What exactly did you see?

Record your observations in a notebook or on Handout 1: Analyzing Images. If you are connected to a printer, print out the questions and write down the answers. Click on the Back button to return to this page.

Illustration of a table desccribing the process of analyzing images

Compare your answers with the bibliographic record of this photograph at the Library of Congress

Picture Add the information you uncover from this record to your notebook or on the handout.