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Title Passport of Pasquale Percoco and family, of Lagonegro, Italy, for travel to United States, May 27, 1896.
Object Name Passport
Catalog Number 2014.021.0006
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Passport of Pasquale Percoco and family, of Lagonegro, Italy, for travel to United States, May 27, 1896.

Printed certificate, 11-1/2" x 15" high, with holographic entries; inkstamps and printed revenue stamp (Umberto I Re Italia, Passaporto). All text in Italian (untranslated). Creased and worn.

Percoco was 24 years old. The passport included Francese and Antonio. They left from Naples and arrived as a passengers in steerage on S.S. Elysia (Anchor Line) at Ellis Island as immigrants on July 2, 1896.

Note there is printed text on the back with several paragraphs regarding emigration to America and a paragraph about Ellis Island and New York.
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travel / transportation / immigration
Notes This Pasquale Percoco is NOT the same Pasquale Percoco whose military grave is recorded as in Somme, France (served in U.S. Army: Private, 180 Infantry Regiment, 27th Division; died Sept. 8, 1918).

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Exhibition 2014: Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924
People Percoco, Pasquale
Percoco, Francese
Percoco, Antonio
Date 1896
Year Range from 1896.0
Year Range to 1896.0
Search Terms Ellis Island
Caption front
Imagefile 256\20140210006.TIF
Classification Transportation
Government & Politics
Immigration