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From the water

Immigration Center with ferry
Postcard dated 1906.
  Immigration Center from Island 2
The ferry which would have taken immigrants to Ellis Island.
 Ferry Landing
The slip where the ferry arrives and lets off today's site-seers and in the past the immigrants. It lies between Islands 1 and 2


On the Island

Older building?
The immigration building at the old Barge Office at the southern tip of Manhattan.
 The Main Registry Building
The main Registry Building today as seen from the boat.

The two photos below were taken in the inner courtyards of the dormitory building located behind the Registry Building. These buildings are not yet open to the public.



The above photo is of the backside of Island 1 where the employee ferry arrives.

An inner courtyard of the dormitory building behind the Registry Building.
The gardens by the Walls of Immigrants.

The Wall of Immigrants with Manhattan in the distance
A section of the Wall of Immigrants, located in the gardens behind the Registry Building on Island 1 with a great view of Manhattan and the World Trade Towers in the background. The Ellis Island employee ferry can also be seen.

Internal views

Registry Room
A picture of the Registry Room in the main immigration hall.
 Lady Liberty in the distance
A view from the second floor of the Registry Building with Lady Liberty in the distance.

For more photos, See the Scenes at Ellis Island, the Principal Immigrant Gateway... as well as the Maltine brochure.

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