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THE FORGOTTEN OF ELLIS ISLAND
Deaths in Quarantine, 1909-1911

 

Immigrant's Tag


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The Immigrant's Tag was placed on the clothing of each immigrant upon arrival at Ellis Island prior to release into America. Such a tag can be seen on the woman in the picture to the right.

Photo caption: "An immigrant and her baby tagged for transportion to some town in the western part of the United States."

The following information was included on each tag:

  • Ship's Name
  • Port of Departure
  • Date of Arrival
  • Manifest Sheet Number
  • Name of Passenger
  • Line Number on which passenger's name is shown


 
Immigrant's Tag

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