|Title||Postcard: Ellis Island - Immigrant Depot, New York. Postmarked N.Y., May 24, 1906.|
|Collection||Hoboken Transportation Collection|
|Scope & Content||
Postcard: Ellis Island - Immigrant Depot, New York. Postmarked New York, May 24, 1906.
Chromolithographed card, 3-1/2" x 5-7/16" wide. Undivided back. Text in pencil in lower border front.
Stock no.: unstated
View of the main building with immigrant passenger barge "William Fletcher" docked in slip.
ferry / immigration / emigrants / emigration
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Immigrant barge William Fletcher was in use until it sank in New York Harbor on March 21, 1910. (May also be called a ferry or ferryboat.)
A side-wheel steamer, it was built in 1864. Operated by the John E. Moore Co.
Exhibition 2014: Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924
|Year Range from||1906.0|
|Year Range to||1906.0|
Government & Politics