Immigrants

CastleGarden.org is a free resource and a great resource, not only for family historians and genealogists, but also for educators, students, and the interested public. It’s an educational project of The Battery Conservancy, offering access to an amazing database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820–1892, the year Ellis Island opened. Over 100 million […]

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Renowned Dutch violinist Andre Rieu, conductor and composer, and his orchestra, paid a tribute to Frank Sinatra playing My Way on his Stradivarius violin at Radio City Music Hall – New York. Particularly touching is embedded film clip of immigrants arriving in New York, seeing their first view of the Statue of Liberty, carrying their […]

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