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Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.


Arrival of immigrants, Ellis Island


United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1906.


Depicts scenes at the Immigration Depot and a nearby dock on Ellis Island. Appears to show, first, a group of immigrants lined up to board a vessel leaving the island, then another group arriving at the island and being directed off of the dock and into the Depot by a uniformed official.


Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 9May1906; H77049.

Duration: 3:27 at 15 fps.

Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer.

Photographed April 27, 1906.

Received: 5/9/06; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection.

Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection.

Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref print; Paper Print Collection. (false because it's saved from UTDM)


Ellis Island Immigration Station (New York, N.Y.)

Immigrants--New York (State)--New York.

Harbors--New York (State)--New York.

Islands--New York (State)--New York.

Docks--New York (State)--New York.

Emigration and immigration.

Ports of entry--New York (N.Y.)



Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera.

American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)


1 roll (218 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos.


LC 1946 (paper pos)

FEB 9481 (ref print)

FPE 5517 (dupe neg)


Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA


lcmp002 m2a13402 urn:hdl:loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a13402

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Media of the day This file was selected as the media of the day for 02 December 2009. It was captioned as follows:
English: Immigrants arriving at Ellis Island (video)

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current15:37, 5 May 20053 min 30 s, 320 × 240 (16.6 MB)Brian0918Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. ===OTHER TITLES=== Arrival of immigrants, Ellis Island ===CREATED/PUBLISHED=== United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1906. ===SUMMARY===
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