Images of Immigrants

“Here are just a handful of the 12 million men, women, and children who arrived at Ellis Island, New York, between 1892 and 1954 to start a new life in the USA, often dressed in their finest clothes. The portraits show immigrants wearing the national dress of their country of origin, including military uniforms from Albania, bonnets from the Netherlands, and clothing of Sámi people from the Arctic regions.

“The photographs were taken between 1906 and 1914 by amateur photographer Augustus Francis Sherman, the chief registry clerk at Ellis Island, then the country’s busiest immigration station. In 1907 some of the photos were published by National Geographic.”

Images of Immigrants at Ellis Island in the early 20th Century

Unheard Feature Story (Spring 2015)

The Unheard Story Imagine walking down the South Oval alongside the bright red tulips that dot the grass with color through a crowd of blurred faces that seem to be walking with you. The bright spring sun glows on their backpacks. The air is warm and the sky clear. You arrive at the building with […]

Rita Holm → Howard Aug. 20, 1993 Translation rights to Black Snow 《黑的雪》翻译版权

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Title

Rita Holm → Howard Aug. 20, 1993
Translation rights to Black Snow
《黑的雪》翻译版权

Subject

Translation rights to Black Snow

Description

four-page fax, print

Creator

Rita Holm

Format

letter, fax paper

Language

English

Abstract

short, business

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.8.20

Spatial Coverage

California

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly

Sandra Dijsktra → Howard Aug. 10, 1993 Deal of the translation fee 翻译费谈判结果

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Title

Sandra Dijsktra → Howard Aug. 10, 1993
Deal of the translation fee
翻译费谈判结果

Subject

Deal of the translation fee

Description

one-page fax, print

Creator

Sandra Dijsktra

Format

letter, fax paper

Language

English

Abstract

business

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.8.10

Spatial Coverage

California

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly

Jean-Louis Peil →Sandra Dijsktra Aug. 3, 1993 the price of translation 翻译费

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Title

Jean-Louis Peil →Sandra Dijsktra Aug. 3, 1993
the price of translation 翻译费

Subject

the price of translation

Description

one-page fax, print

Creator

Jean-Louis Piel

Format

letter, paper

Language

English

Abstract

short, informing

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.8.3

Spatial Coverage

Paris

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly

Jean-Louis Peil →Sandra Dijsktra July 12, 1993 Contract about Awaked dream of the river Tchang 《苍河白日梦》合同事宜

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Title

Jean-Louis Peil →Sandra Dijsktra July 12, 1993
Contract about Awaked dream of the river Tchang
《苍河白日梦》合同事宜

Subject

Contract about Awaked dream of the river Tchang

Description

one-page fax, print

Creator

Jean-Louis Piel

Format

letter fax,paper

Language

English

Abstract

fact relating and inquiring

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.7.12

Spatial Coverage

Hongkong

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly

刘→葛 July.9.1993 Books received & recent work 译书收悉及近期工作

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Title

刘→葛 July.9.1993
Books received & recent work
译书收悉及近期工作

Subject

Books received & recent work

Description

one-page letter, handwriting

Creator

Liu Heng

Format

letter

Language

Chinese

Abstract

casual

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.7.9

Spatial Coverage

Beijing, China

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly

刘→葛 Apr.22.1993 Engaged in adaptation of Daydreams & correct spelling of the check 忙于改编《白日梦》及支票姓名拼写要正确

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Title

刘→葛 Apr.22.1993
Engaged in adaptation of Daydreams & correct spelling of the check
忙于改编《白日梦》及支票姓名拼写要正确

Subject

Engaged in adaptation of Daydreams & correct spelling of the check

Description

one-page letter, original, handwriting

Creator

Liu Heng

Format

letter

Language

Chinese

Abstract

casual

Date Available

now

Date Created

1993.4.22

Temporal Coverage

1990-1999

Audience

Scholarly