Ellis Island, in Upper New York Bay, was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station for over sixty years from 1892 until 1954. The island was greatly expanded with land reclamation between 1892 and 1934.

Ellis Island arrival: 1908 Westbound 11-11-1908 until 21-11-1908 S.S. Amerika. Gustav Mahler (1860-1911), Alma Mahler (1879-1964)Anna Justine Mahler (Gucki) (1904-1988) and nanny Lizzie Turner (ends 1909).

Ellis Island.

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