Italian Immigrants
in the United States

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Arriving on the ship deck. Family waiting to land at Ellis Island.

Men from Southern Italy arrive at Ellis Island, 1911. A barefoot woman awaits with others at Ellis Island.

Children wearing arrival tags. Italians playing bocce.



About Beggars. Boston Herald, August 11, 1851, 2
Why Italians Come Over (N.Y. Times, Oct. 28, 1888)
The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti 1921