Posted on

Photographs from Ellis Island

Web Site: Photographs from Ellis Island

About this site / Ideas for this site

Stunning photographs of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.

Possible discussion topics:

  • Why have they come to America from their own countries?
  • How do you think they felt when their photograph was taken?
  • Look at how they’re dressed
    • What words come to mind when you look at their clothes?
    • Why are they dressed the way they are?
    • Would they be dressed this way today? Why / why not?
    • Do you think that’s a good thing?