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Saturday Morning Pictures

Many immigrants passing through Ellis Island on the way to a new life in the US were photographed by Augustus Sherman, chief registry clerk from 1892 until 1925. Here are a selection of his pictures, currently housed in New York Public Library.

1. Romanian woman, date unknown

1. Romanian woman, date unknown

2. Italian woman, date unknown

2. Italian woman, date unknown

3. Girl from Alsace Lorraine, 1906

3. Girl from Alsace Lorraine, 1906

4. Ruthenian woman, 1906

4. Ruthenian woman, 1906

5. Girl from Rättvik, province of Dalarna, Sweden, date unknown

5. Girl from Rättvik, province of Dalarna, Sweden, date unknown

6. Woman from Guadalupe, 1911

6. Woman from Guadalupe, 1911

7. Norwegian woman, dated between 1906-1914

7. Norwegian woman, dated between 1906-1914

8. Greek woman, 1909

8. Greek woman, 1909

9. Slovak woman with children, date unknown

9. Slovak woman with children, date unknown

10. Dutch woman, date unknown

10. Dutch woman, date unknown

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