Discovering La Famiglia: Our Ancestors' Journey Through Ellis Island

Aug 06, 2021 556

BY: Roslyn Torella

Over the last few months in this column, we have been exploring our Italian heritage from the perspective of our ancestors’ life experiences beginning in Italy and culminating with their arrival in America.

In June we imagined what our ancestors’ transatlantic journey was like. In this final segment of the series, we will examine the immigrants’ experience once they arrived at the immigration processing center at Ellis Island.

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