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|The picture shows a view of this ©1991 Ellis Island New York Harbor Souvenir Guide Book. This (38) page soft cover ''Official Souvenir Guide'' booklet is filled with History and colorful images before, during and after restoration work was done. Many immigrants are pictured with old documents, as well as images of the Statue of Liberty and the New York City skyline, with the Twin Towersof the World Trade Center). Even on the cover, the towers can be seen at the roof line. The book measures about 10'' x 8''. It appears to be in mint condition as pictured. Below here, for reference, is some additional information on Ellis Island:|
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Location: Jersey City and New York City
Area: 27.5 acres
Architect: Edward Lippincott Tilton, William Alciphron Boring
Architectural style: Renaissance Revival
Governing body: National Park Service
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Official name: Statue of Liberty National Monument, Ellis Island and Liberty Island
Designated: October 15, 1966
United States National Monument
Official name: Statue of Liberty National Monument
Designated: added October 15, 1965
Ellis Island in the New York Harbor was the gateway for millions of immigrants to the United States as the site of the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 to 1954. Before that, the much smaller original island was the site of Fort Gibson and later a naval magazine. The island was greatly expanded with landfill between 1892 and 1934. Since 1990, restored buildings on the island host a museum of immigration run by the National Park Service as part of Statue of Liberty National Monument. A 1998 United States Supreme Court decision found most of the island to be part of New Jersey.
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