Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Series Title: Perspectives on History (Discovery)
Publisher: History Compass
Book theme: Emigration & Immigration
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-2531
Compelling firsthand accounts and primary source U.S. history documents underpin History Compass' popular Perspectives on History series. Excerpts from the diaries and letters of young people and adults, along with historic photographs and poems, depict immigrants from Russia, Lithuania, Italy, Greece, Sweden, and Ireland who passed through Ellis Island at the turn of the turn of the century.