• Immigrants awaiting inspection in front of Ellis Island's Main Building

    Ellis Island

    Part of Statue of Liberty National Monument NJ,NY

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The Division of Interpretation, Education and Visitor Services has created a variety of materials that you, as an educator, and your students may find beneficial as you explore your studies about Ellis Island and immigration.

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Did You Know?

Annie Moore statue on the 2nd Floor of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum

Annie Moore was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island on January 1, 1892, after she arrived from Ireland on the SS Nevada. Charles Hendley of the Secretary of the Treasury's office inspected Annie, she was then given a $10 gold coin by Immigration Superintendent Colonel John Weber.