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Catalogue
Ellis Island 
1-The immigrants landed at Ellis Island from a barge. 1905
2-Climbing into America-Ellis Island. 1905
3-Hunting for lost baggage-Ellis Island. 1905
4-Joys and Sorrows of immigrant life-Ellis Island 1905
5-A group of scenes and personalities-Ellis Island. 1905
6-A Russian family at Ellis Island. 1905
7-Italian Mother and Child at Ellis Island. 1905
8-Young Jewess at Ellis Island. 1905
9-Group of scenes and personalities at Ellis Island. 1905
10-Group of scenes and personalities at Ellis Island. 1905
11-Group of scenes and personalities at Ellis Island. 1905
12-Group of scenes and personalities at Ellis Island. 1905
13-Earning her first penny for a pose, at Ellis Island. 1926
14-A grandmother from Czecho Slovakia reaches Ellis Island. 1926
15-So, This is America? Ellis Island. 1926

Child Labor 
16-Tenement family in New York City sewing on clothing. 1906
17-Newsboys near Brooklyn Bridge starting out at one A.M. on a wintry Sunday. 1906
18-The Boss teaching a young spinner in a North Carolina Mill. 1908
19-A ten-year-old spinner learning her trade in a North Carolina mill. 1908
20-One of many young spinners in the Carolina cotton mills. 1908
21-An adolescent spinner in a North Carolina mill. 1908
22-Many young children worked in the mills and their parents "toted" their meals. North Carolina. 1908
23-A doffer-boy in a George cotton mill. 1909
24-A "carrying-in-boy", worked days and night (alternate weeks), in a glass works, Alexandria, Va. 1908
25-A "holding-mold-boy" in a West Virginia glass works. 1908
26-A veteran in a West Virginia glass works. 1908
27-Child carrying homework, New York City. 1910
28-"Buy a paper, Mister?" New York City. 1910
29-A "trapper-boy", below legal age, working underground in a Pennsylvania coal-mine. 1911
30-Small newsboy shivering with the cold on a wintry night in a New England City. 1912
31-At eight P.M. these young children were all working on flowers in their tenement home, New York City. 1912
32-Artificial flower-makers in a New York tenement. 1912
33-Many tenement flower-makers began to work at four years old. New York City. 1912
34-Shucking oysters in a Gulf Coast cannery. 1913

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