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Ellis Island
Sperr, Percy Loomis (1890-1964) (Photographer)

New York Public Library Visual Materials


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Dates / Origin
Date Created: ca. 191--ca. 192-
Library locations
New York Public Library Archives
Shelf locator: MssArc RG10 5928
New York Public Library
Libraries -- New York (State) -- New York
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Content : Album is commercially produced photograph album with brown embossed paper covers and black kraft paper pages. Album is approx. 7" x 10". Photographs are silver gelatin photoprints, approximately 4" x 6" and are mounted using black mounting corners. Some pages have captions in white ink, which are in quotes when transcribed below. Photographs are probably by P. L. Sperr. Many of the images are similar to or duplicate images in other albums where he is credited as photographer. Pages are unnumbered

Content: Ellis Island: men looking at books on book cart. Duplicate of Album 2, #6.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11524053
MSS Unit ID : 5928
UUID: c267c8b0-c5b5-012f-eff3-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • : Created
  • 1890: Creator Born
  • 1964: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ellis Island" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Ellis Island" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Ellis Island Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-833d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Ellis Island