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Title Postcard: Ellis Island - Immigrant Depot, New York. Postmarked N.Y., May 24, 1906.
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2014.021.0013
Collection Hoboken Transportation Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
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.

Publisher: unstated
Stock no.: unstated

View of the main building with immigrant passenger barge "William Fletcher" docked in slip.

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ferry / immigration / emigrants / emigration
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Notes 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.
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Exhibition 2014: Hoboken, Ellis Island, and the Immigrant Experience, 1892-1924
Date 1906
Year Range from 1906
Year Range to 1906
Search Terms Ellis Island
Caption front
Imagefile 257\20140210013.TIF
Classification Buildings
Exteriors
Ferry
Government & Politics
Immigration
Ships