History of Ellis Island & Finding Immigration Records

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History of Ellis Island & Finding Immigration Records

Although many immigration records, including those from Ellis Island, are available online, every genealogist will eventually need to visit a library or archive in search of these and other records.

The place to start is with your own local library! Find the main libraries in your town or region and become familiar with their historical and genealogical sections. You'll be amazed at how much information even the smallest local library has or can obtain via interlibrary lending.

   

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