Retro photos of immigrants arriving in new York in the early twentieth century.
All these people in the beginning of the last century lived in different countries, but still was the fact that they were United in a certain moment each of them came up with the idea to leave their homes in search of happiness to aspire to the United States of America. Today photos of these people are of great interest because each is the fate and history.
1. Annie Moore from County cork
The first immigrant, emigrated to the United States January 1, 1892.
2. Romanian shepherd
Portrait of a Romanian shepherd, made in 1906.
3. Syrian immigrant
Portrait the Syrian emigrant, made in 1926.
4. A Jew from Russia
A Jew from Russia, who emigrated in 1905.
5. The Armenian Jew
Armenian Jew, fled to the United States from persecution by the Turkish government in 1926.
6. Finnish immigrant
Finnish immigrant who illegally came to the USA in 1926.
7. German immigrant
Illegal German immigrant who arrived in America in 1911.
8. Czech immigrant
Czech grandmother who immigrated to America in 1926.
9. Italian immigrant
The little Italian, who emigrated to America with his family in 1926.
10. Albanian immigrant
Albanian, illegally emigrated to the United States in 1905.
11. Lewis Hine
American photographer and sociologist, master in documentary photography.
The Algerian, who emigrated to America in 1910.
13. Romanian Piper
Romanian Piper, who emigrated to America in 1910.
The Italian, who emigrated to America in 1910.
15. A woman from Guadeloupe
A woman from Guadeloupe who emigrated to America in 1911.
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