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December 16,1900

October 20, 2015 - 09:29 -- astrickhouser
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Opening of the rebuilt NEW YORK IMMIGRATION STATION on ELLIS ISLAND.

The BUREAU OF IMMIGRATION and the PUBLIC HEALTH AND MARINE HOSPITAL SERVICE (later the PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE) work in partnership to process more than 12 million immigrants on Ellis Island between 1900 and November 12, 1954, when the immigration station was closed.

Dates: 
Saturday, December 15, 1900 - 19:00
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Immigrants on Ellis Island