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Révolte générale des Nègres. Massacre des Blancs, title page
Letter from Zadoc Long to John D. Long, March 12, 1855
The departure

The departure

Immigrants waving farewell to crowd on dock, as their ship leaves. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 1, no. 5 (1856 Jan. 12), p. 77 (top).

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Naturalization of foreigners, scene in Tammany Hall / drawn from life.

Crowd of men in room, one talking to man at a table, Tammany Hall, New York City. Title from item. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 2, no. 48 (1856 Nov. 8), p. 352.

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champney del. ; Nichols sc.

An emigrant train attacked by hostile Indians on the prairie / Champne...

Illustration shows an emigrant wagon train being attacked by Natives while traveling across the Great Plains. Title from item. Illus. in: Ballou's pictorial drawing-room companion, v. 13, no. 7 (1857 August 15)... More

Scene of the Washington riot. The Marines firing upon the mob, having seized the cannon used by the rioters General Henderson urging the rioters not to fire ; Dora and Clayton escaping from the wreck of the burning steamer

Scene of the Washington riot. The Marines firing upon the mob, having ...

Top illustration shows scene from riot in which members of the Native American, or Know-Nothing, party rioted to prevent immigrants from voting; engraving after daguerreotype by Whitehurst. Center illustration ... More

Emigrant arrival at Constitution Wharf, Boston
[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

[Four scenes of European emigrants in America] / W.J. Hennessey del.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1858 June 26, p. 405.

Arminda M. Costa on Warping Loom

Arminda M. Costa on Warping Loom

Black and white photo of Arminda M. Costa on warping loom in New Bedford, Massachusetts textile mill. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

The labor exchange--emigrants on the Battery in front of Castle Garden, New York The labor exchange--interior view of the office at Castle Garden, New York / / sketched by Stanley Fox.

The labor exchange--emigrants on the Battery in front of Castle Garden...

Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 12, no. 607 (1868 August 15), p. 516.

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitting in the Superior Court, passing on applications for citizenship, Friday evening, October 22, 1869 / BGHS.

The naturalization of foreigners in New York City - Judge McCunn sitti...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 29, 1869 Nov. 13, p. 141.

Horrors of the emigrant ship--scene in the hold of the "James Foster, Jun."

Horrors of the emigrant ship--scene in the hold of the "James Foster, ...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1869 March 27, p. 204. LC copy has tear through the middle.

Leaving old England for America

Leaving old England for America

People on deck of ship. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 14, 1870 Jan. 22, p. 61.

Reverend Father Leonard Van Tighem

Reverend Father Leonard Van Tighem

1875..Born in Flanders, Belgium in 1851, Reverend Father Leonard Van Tighem came to Canada in 1874 where he studied for the priesthood in Lachine, Quebec. He came to Fort MacLeod in 1886 and served parishes in... More

Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house / P. Frenzeny.

Chinese immigrants at the San Francisco custom-house / P. Frenzeny.

Customs officers inspecting belongings of Chinese immigrants as others enter the room from ship; with insert of Chinese on wagon. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1877 Feb. 3, p. 81.

Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House

Chinese Immigrants at the San Francisco Custom House

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 25, no. 1049 (1877 Feb. 3.). Reference copy may be in LOT 7010. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Ca. SF; Customs houses; Immigra... More

The newly-discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

The newly-discovered mines in the Rocky Mountains

Two illustrations: Prospectors and emigrants crossing the parks among the mountains, en route to Leadville, with dead horses along the road; surveyors starting on an expedition to fix the boundaries of claims. ... More

New York City, Irish depositors of the Emigrant Savings Bank withdrawing money to send to their suffering relatives in the old country

New York City, Irish depositors of the Emigrant Savings Bank withdrawi...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 50, no. 1275 (1880 March 13), p. 29. Title from item.

map from "The West and North-West. Notes of a holiday trip ... Reliable information for immigrants, with maps, etc"

map from "The West and North-West. Notes of a holiday trip ... Reliabl...

This image has been taken from scan 000006 from "The West and North-West. Notes of a holiday trip ... Reliable information for immigrants, with maps, etc". The title and subject terms of this image have been ge... More

The Chinese invasion / J. Keppler.

The Chinese invasion / J. Keppler.

Composite of nine cartoons, each separately captioned, on Chinese immigrants in the United States, including New York City and San Francisco. Illus. in: Puck, vol. 7, no. 158, pp. 24-25.

Immigrants landing at Castle Garden / drawn by A.B. Shults.

Immigrants landing at Castle Garden / drawn by A.B. Shults.

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1880 May 29, p. 341.

Columbia welcomes the victims of German persecution to "the asylum of the oppressed" [female personification of Columbia welcoming German Jewish immigrants]
Know-nothingism in Brooklyn [cartoon showing Brooklyn Board of Aldermen saying to immigrants, "None but citizens of the United States can be licensed to engage in any employment in this city"]

Know-nothingism in Brooklyn [cartoon showing Brooklyn Board of Alderme...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 51 (1881 Jan. 15), p. 340.

The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 & 58 Park Place, N.Y.

The emigrants Die auswanderer / / The Major & Knapp Engraving Co. 56 &...

Print shows a procession of emigrants with a young boy carrying an umbrella and a bag over his shoulder at the lead, walking next to a large dog; a young woman follows carrying a basket with a lamb against her ... More

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--650 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland, shipped by the British government / W.A. Rogers.

The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us--...

Page of advertisements with cartoon showing people on steamship carrying "Poor house from Galway." Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 27, 1883 April 28, p. 272.

A trio that must go / F. Graetz.

A trio that must go / F. Graetz.

Print shows a "Church Bell" as a female figure, an injured elephant labeled "Republican Party" with bandages and an eye patch labeled "Nov. 1882", and a Chinese man. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 14, no... More

Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper.

Castle Garden--their first Thanksgiving dinner / Harper.

Man, woman, and boy (probably immigrants), eating on a picnic bench, New York City.

A.J. Smith family, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.
A.J. Smith in front of their house near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

A.J. Smith in front of their house near Jefferson, Custer County, Nebr...

summary: Note that all three children wear dresses made of the same material. original size: 6x8

Emigrants at the Gates P.O., Custer County, Nebraska.
Portrait of A.J. Smith, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

Portrait of A.J. Smith, Jefferson, Custer County, Nebraska.

summary: The photograph is captioned: "Just over", perhaps indicating that this portrait was taken when Smith had just arrived. original size: 6x8

Emigrants at the Gates P.O., Custer County
Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

Uncle Sam presents his return quota of "assisted" immigrants

"Assisted emigrants for Great Britain passage paid by Uncle Sam" on ship; "Monopoly, the cow with many mouths to feed" on sign; "J. Hawbuck, N.Y. Legislature" on bag; and "Anti Common Sense Society" on sign at ... More

View of "Mulberry Bend" - Arrival of contract laborers for the coal mines

View of "Mulberry Bend" - Arrival of contract laborers for the coal mi...

Crowd of Italian Americans in Mulberry Street, New York City. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 66 (1888 Aug. 11), pp. 412-413.

A question of labor. : This question is from first to last, from the beginning to the end, from skin to core and from core to skin again, a question of labor--James G. Blaine

A question of labor. : This question is from first to last, from the b...

"American labor pays war taxes on all these articles for the sole benefit of Trust, Monopoly & Co."; "Imported, Duty Free, by Trust, Monopoly & Co. to compete with American labor" on sign under laborer. Title o... More

[Immigrants on deck of steamer]

[Immigrants on deck of steamer]

Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1939:0060). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: Grady Klapper.

In the Italian quarter - Mulberry Street on a winter evening / drawn by W.A. Rogers.

In the Italian quarter - Mulberry Street on a winter evening / drawn b...

People carrying their belongings in the Italian quarter, on Mulberry Street, on a winter evening, in New York City.

[Immigrants being transported on horse-drawn wagon, Buenos Aires, Argentina]
Busload of immigrants, Buenos Aires, Argentina - Frank G. Carpenter collection
Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company

Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company

: digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3761 ( http://digital.lib.muohio.edu/u?/tradecards,3761 ) .. Subject (TGM): Coffee industry; Humorous pictures; Satires (Visual works); Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereot... More

[Group of immigrants]

[Group of immigrants]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1934:0056). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

A family of emigrants entering the South Loup Valley in Custer County, Nebraska.

A family of emigrants entering the South Loup Valley in Custer County,...

summary: In 1985, James L. Jones, great-grandson of the man at the far right, identified the photograph: left to right, Samuel E. "Dick" Tuck, Maude Tuck, May Tuck, and Jim Roberts, Samuel Tuck's cousin. This ... More

Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

X44967 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: An easy winner. Created and "copyrighted 1892 by The Strobridge Lith. Co., Cin'ti, N.Y., Lon." No. 4795.B. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Detained immigrants on Ellis Island, New York harbor / Drawn by M. Colin.

Detained immigrants on Ellis Island, New York harbor / Drawn by M. Col...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1893 Aug. 26, p. 821.

The small-pox troubles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin--residents of foreign birth resist the transfer of patients to the isolation hospital / drawn by Miss G.A. Davis ; from a sketch supplied by Fred. Dougherty.

The small-pox troubles in Milwaukee, Wisconsin--residents of foreign b...

Copyright by the Arkell Weekly Company. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated weekly, 1894 Sept. 27, p. 206.

Vertin Brother's Department Store, Keweenaw National Historical Park, 1895.

Vertin Brother's Department Store, Keweenaw National Historical Park, ...

The village of Red Jacket was home to immigrants from many countries around the world. In 1891, Slovenian immigrants, John and Joseph Vertin, built and established the Vertin Brother’s Department Store. Known a... More

Immigrant boy salutes flag on ship in Boston harbor

Immigrant boy salutes flag on ship in Boston harbor

Boston was the second busiest port of entry for new immigrants in the early 20th century. Between 1900-1910, over 530,000 immigrants arrived at the docks in Boston. The proportion of foreign-born residents in B... More

The Foreign element in New York--the Chinese colony, Mott Street / Drawn by W. Bengough.

The Foreign element in New York--the Chinese colony, Mott Street / Dra...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1896 Feb. 29, p. 209.

[Street types of New York City: Emigrant and pretzel vendor]

[Street types of New York City: Emigrant and pretzel vendor]

Title devised by Library staff. Photoprint copyrighted by Elizabeth Alice Austen.

Composition of the foreign-born population : 1890

Composition of the foreign-born population : 1890

America Transformed: According to the 1890 census, almost 15 percent of the country's total population consisted of foreign-born immigrants, and an additional 33 percent were children of immigrants. These numbe... More

A Chinese family, Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

A Chinese family, Vintage Postcard by Detroit Publishing Co.

Title from item. Detroit Publishing Co. no. "51168". Forms part of: Photochrom Print Collection. More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pgz

Where would we be? / K.

Where would we be? / K.

Print shows Henry Cabot Lodge labeled "A.D. 1620" cowering before a Native who is about to hit him with a club around which a paper is wrapped that states "An Act to Prevent the Country from being Overrun by Fo... More

Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

31971 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: How much yo want to go in that room and naaver come out! Created and "copyright, 1899, by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no.... More

What happened to Jones Broadhurst's hilarious sufficiency : by George H. Broadhurst, author of Why Smith left home, The wrong Mr. Wright, etc.
Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

Yon Yonson, American vaudeville and popular entertainment 1870 1920

31968 U.S. Copyright Office Caption: Ay tank yo gat wrong fallar! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." Direction of Thall & Kennedy. N.Y. no. 8485. Forms part of: Th... More

Com'r. Wallis & immigrants
[Immigrant's home, Argentina] / photo by Moody, Buenos Aires. - Frank G. Carpenter collection

[Immigrant's home, Argentina] / photo by Moody, Buenos Aires. - Frank ...

Men, women, and children in front of house, with horses, cattle, and geese. Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection.

Immigrants going to Ellis Island
The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration

The Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration

The Main Building on Ellis Island was opened in 1900 to inspect immigrants. Millions would be processed through the building until it closed in 1954. Opened as a museum in 1990, the building houses a number of ... More

Immigrants at Battery Park, New York, N.Y.
At the entrance of the new world

At the entrance of the new world

Photograph shows a male immigrant standing in front of door with all his posessions. Copyright 1900 by R. F. Turnbull, N.Y. Title from item.

Comr. Wallis & immigrants
Immigrants at Ellis Island
Family of Mrs. Donovan, Roxbury
Immigrants carrying luggage, Ellis Island, New York
Immigrants from "Prinzess Irene"
Immigrants, Ellis Island
[Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation]

[Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation]

Immigrants behind fence and in building. H4552 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by Miss E. A. Austen, Rosebank, Staten Island, N.Y. No. 3.

[Immigrants from a smallpox ship, held in custody for observation, behind wire fence, Hoffman Island, N.Y.]

[Immigrants from a smallpox ship, held in custody for observation, beh...

H4554 U.S. Copyright Office. Photo and copyright by Elizabeth Alice Austen. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption card tracings: Emigration & immigration; Shelf.

Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation

Hoffman Island - Immigrants from smallpox ship held for observation

Immigrants behind fence and in building. H4553 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright by Miss E.A. Austen, Rosebank, Staten Island, N.Y. No. 4.

A group of immigrants, most wearing fezzes, surrounding a large vessel which is decorated with the star and crescent symbol of the Moslem religion and the Ottoman Turks.
Doctor's inspection of suspects for skin diseases, etc.

Doctor's inspection of suspects for skin diseases, etc.

Immigration officer examining immigrants at Ellis Island.

"Medical Records," Dec. 14, 1912. "Menace in alien insane," Nov. 15, 1912.
Doctor's examination - stopping an emigrant suspected of defective eyesight. He will be detained for further examination, to ascertain if this defect would prevent him from earning a living

Doctor's examination - stopping an emigrant suspected of defective eye...

Immigration officer examining emigrant at Ellis Island.

Detention pen--on roof of main building, Ellis Island, where emigrants held for deportation may go in fine weather

Detention pen--on roof of main building, Ellis Island, where emigrants...

Illus. in: Quarantine sketches. The Maltine Company, [1902], [p. 18].

Landing at Ellis Island

Landing at Ellis Island

Emigrants coming up the board-walk from the barge, which has taken them off the steamship company's docks, and transported them to Ellis Island. The big building in the background is the new hospital just opene... More

Immigrants seated on long benches, Main Hall, U.S. Immigration Station.
Kissing gates of America--Friend greeting emigrant just discharged
Ready for travel and going north, south and west. Immigrants with baggage lined up at teller's windows marked money exchange.
Held at Ellis Island--undesirable emigrants to be taken back by steamship company that brought them

Held at Ellis Island--undesirable emigrants to be taken back by steams...

Three women on bench. Halftone reproduction of photograph in Quarantine sketches, a pamphlet published as advertising by the Maltine Co.

Emigrants coming to the "Land of Promise"

Emigrants coming to the "Land of Promise"

Copyright by William H. Rau. No. 4580. Reference copy in LOT 11021; original stereograph NOS 2/97; variant in PR 09 CN 109 (Rau USA New York).

Uncle Sam, host. Immigrants being served a free meal at Ellis Island.
Immigrants undergoing medical examination.
Buildings near Ellis Island pier; immigrants can be seen with trunks and luggage.
Immigrants waiting in line for processing by Immigration Bureau officials.
Final discharge from Ellis Island--

Final discharge from Ellis Island--

Immigration officers examining documents and immigrants at Ellis Island Immigration Station. Halftone reproduction of photograph in Quarantine sketches, a pamphlet published as advertising by Maltine Co.

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Liberty? / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows a caricature of the Statue of Liberty where Liberty has been replaced by a labor union "Walking Delegate", his torch labeled "Lawlessness" and he holds a tablet labeled "Tyranny"; at the base... More

Move on / motion picture

Move on / motion picture

Filmed in New York's Lower East Side, the scene is a street where several pushcart vendors have gathered to sell their goods. In the foreground are fruit and vegetable carts. An elevated railroad track crosses ... More

New York City "ghetto" fish market /

New York City "ghetto" fish market /

"A fine panoramic view of this busy market on a Friday morning. Immense throngs of people are seen passing along the stands and making their selections of fish. A great character study. 165 feet"--Edison films ... More

Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] landing at Ellis Island /

Emigrants [i.e. immigrants] 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"-Edison films catal... More

Immigrants just arrived from Foreign Countries--Immigrant Building, Ellis Island, New York Harbor
Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Slovak gra..h- Elis Is-1905.Slavic Mother & Child, Ellis Island (George Eastman House).Portrait of three women and a baby. Just arrived to Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrant... More

Gypsy family
How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

How John may dodge the exclusion act / J.S. Pughe.

Illustration shows Uncle Sam's boot kicking a Chinese immigrant off a dock as part of an anti-Chinese immigration campaign. Vignettes show how the Chinese can possibly emigrate to the United States, by coming a... More

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes..Portrait of an Italian mother and child. Just arrived at Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrants that day. In search of a better life..USA 1905.."Lewis Hine, Passionate journey.... More

Three Dutch women
Pipers
Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Ellis Island Immigrant Portraits

Hine, Lewis Wickes.Portrait of a mother and child. Just arrived at Ellis Island along with hundreds of other immigrants that day. In search of a better life. USA 1905..This image, an iconic and evocative mother... More

Russian Cossacks
Norwegian woman
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