Digital ID: 418053. Sherman, Augustus F. (Augustus Francis) -- Photographer. . .Notes: Identified as 'Peter Meyer -- [age] 57, Denmark. [SS] 'Mauretania' Apr. 30 -- '09' from Svendberg, in Peter Mesenholler 'Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920' (c1905) p.38-39.. .Source: William Williams papers / Photographs of immigrants (more info ( http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/?col_id=165 ) ). .Repository: The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.. .See more information about this image ( http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?418053 ) and others at NYPL Digital Gallery ( http://digitalgallery.nypl.org ) ..Persistent URL: digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?418053 ( http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?418053 ) . .Rights Info: No known copyright restrictions; may be subject to third party rights (for more information, click here ( http://www.nypl.org/node/8314 ) )
Ellis Island is located in Upper New York Bay in the Port of New York and New Jersey, United States. It was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954.