Wednesday, November 14, 2012
LIFE Shares Rare Ellis Island Photos
Posted by Beth
LIFE has released rare photographs from Ellis Island taken by one of its preeminent photographers, Alfred Eisenstaedt. His photos, some never seen before, chronicle a day in 1950 when political bureaucracy had delayed the processing of immigrants looking to step onto American soil.
Eisenstaedt, who was also an immigrant, captures scenes that mirror those in Ellis Island photos taken decades in the early 1900s.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012 9:27:10 AM (Eastern Standard Time, UTC-05:00)