IMMIGRATION PROJECT

 

 

American Memory at the Library of Congress
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/features/immig/introduction.html
Excellent and well-organized source for:  vocabulary, cooking, interviews, and immigration histories of Native Americans, Africans, Germans, Irish, Scandinavians, Italians,  Japanese  Mexicans,  Chinese Puerto Ricans/Cubans, Polish/RussiansIncludes Timeline and where groups settled 
 

Swedish Immigration
http://www.augustana.edu/swenson/history.htm 

 

Jewish Immigrants
http://www.nhc.rtp.nc.us/tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/judaism.htm 

 

Plymouth Plantation, English Colonists
http://www.plimoth.org/learn/history/colonists/colonists.asp 

 

Major Ports from which immigrants left Europe (in capitol letters) 
http://www.theshipslist.com/Maps/MapEurope.htm 
 

Articles on Irish, Italian, Swedish & Jewish Immigration 
http://library.thinkquest.org/26786/en/articles/list.php3 
 

General Immigration Information 
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm
 

Ellis Island Exhibit
http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island.asp
Overview of the procedures at Ellis Island; statistics on numbers of immigrants
 

Ellis Island On-Line  
http://www.ellisisland.org/ 
You can search your family name, find the name of the ship they came on and get general information about the immigrant experience.  Warning:  trying to find your family can be very frustrating! 
 

Immigration Webquest 
http://library.thinkquest.org/20619/
Something for everyone!  English, German, Jewish, Italian, Irish, Japanese, Chinese & African immigration info.


Angel Island History 
http://www.angelisland.org/immigr02.html

Tenement Museum
http://www.tenement.org/
Visit the Tenement Museum & take a virtual tour of the kind of place many immigrants lived in New York City 
 

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