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Ellis Island: American Family Immigration History Center


Database of immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York through Ellis Island, 1892-1957. Digitized passenger lists and ship images are accessible through a free account. 

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy; New York City History; United States History

Notes: Search for an immigrant's name and to view a digitized page of the passenger manifest where the name appears. Information on the manifest may include the immigrant's age, birthplace, occupation, destination, physical description, and the names of other family members traveling in the same party.

Dates of Coverage: 1892-1957

Print Equivalent: The Library has various transcribed and compiled passenger lists in paper form. Check the Library Catalog for holdings.

Format: Web

Output Type: Print