Resources that assist one in learning when and where ancestors entered or left a country. A primary source of information was the Passenger Arrival Records that were generated on board ship. Naturalization Records can sometimes also provide this information.
Searchable database and copies of passenger manifests of ships arriving at Ellis Island from 1892 through 1924.
Voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people. Extracted from government and shipping records.
The IHRC at the University of Minnesota is an international resource on American immigration and ethnic history. It maintains archival and library collections, sponsors academic and public programs, and publishes bibliographic and scholarly works.
New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Museum's site features program information, directions, hours and online tickets and reservations.
Immigration resources at the New York State Library.
Series of lessons on how to trace immigrant ancestors.
Summarizes the types of naturalization records that genealogy researchers can be expected to find.
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