Reel

Immigrants Landing at Ellis Island, 1903

Clip#:
Audio:
Location:
493258_1_1
No
Ellis Island, NY, USA
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1903  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:44:52 - 01:47:23
Tape Master:
Original Film:
HD:
1152
H33775
N/A
Immigrants on steamboat ferry landing at Ellis Island. The film opens with a view of the steam ferryboat "William Myers," with passengers on 2 levels, approaching a dock at the Ellis Island Immigration Station. MLS w/ the vessel docked, workers move the gangway into place and the immigrant passengers are seen coming up the gangway and onto the dock, where they cross in front of the camera. The immigrants are of various nationalities and social classes, and there are quite a lot of families with children.