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Picture of clock - click to view global immigration timeline
Immigration Resources
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Related Web Sites

Celtic Roots: A program for students about about Irish immigration sponsored by Public Service Collections and the Center for the Book, the Library of Congress.

Selected Images of Ellis Island and Immigration, ca. 1880-1920: A pre selected set of images from Prints and Photographs.

The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies (Museum): The Museum exhibits and online resources are excellent resources.

Ellis Island - the History Channel: Through rich multimedia, viewers explore the "immigrant" experience.

PBS: The New Americans: Interviews, lessons, background information...the site is an excellent resources for teachers and students who are studying immigration.

Population, Refugees and Migration Home Page: Information and statistics from the United States Department of State.

Tenement Museum: Take a virtual tour of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum to get a "taste" of the living conditions of many immigrants.

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