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Names
Sherman, Augustus F. (Augustus Francis) (1865-1925) (Photographer)
Hine, Lewis Wickes (1874-1940) (Collector)
Collection

Portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island, New York.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1904-1926, some printed later
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ (Hine) 93-6226
Shelf locator: 91PH056.007
Topics
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Immigrants
Families
Clothing & dress
Immigration stations
Notes
Content : Title devised by cataloger. Collection stamps, paper labels, verso and/or recto below image on some items. Some items printed later from original negatives housed at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House and are stamped "George Eastman House, Inc. Photograph". Two photographs in this group, 91PH56.007 and 91PH056.165 were attributed to Hine but are actually by Augustus Sherman. Titles, dates, negative numbers, photographer's credit inscribed in ink or pencil, verso on some items. Photographer's stamps, verso on some items. Views consist of immigrants of various ethnic origins posing for the camera or candidly engaged in activities at Ellis Island. Views range from single persons to entire families. Romana Javitz Collection. Apply to the Office of Special collections for permission to reproduce. Transfer, 1991.

Ownership : Romana Javitz Collection; transferred from the Picture Collection, 1991.

Statement of Responsibility: L. W. Hine.

Content : Attributed to Lewis Hine prior to collection transfer.

Content: Typed caption on another print reproduced in Peter Mesenhöller "Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920" (c1905) p.128: "Jakob Mittelstadt and family, Russian German, ex SS 'Pretoria', May 9, 1905. Admitted to go to Kullen, N.D."
Physical Description
Extent: 4 3/4 X 6 3/4 in. 12 X 17.1 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG93-F175
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11970056
UUID: 15c27260-c62a-012f-896f-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1904: Created
  • 1925: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "A family of seven sons and one daughter, Ellis Island, New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1904. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-a964-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "A family of seven sons and one daughter, Ellis Island, New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-a964-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1904). A family of seven sons and one daughter, Ellis Island, New York Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-a964-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A family of seven sons and one daughter, Ellis Island, New York