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A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left.

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Names
Williams, William (1862-1947) (Collector)
Levick, Edwin (1869-1929) (Photographer)
Collection

Photographs of Ellis Island, 1902-1913.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1902 - 1913
Date Created: 1913
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY 95-39
Topics
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Notes
Content : Titles supplied by "A calendar of the William Williams collection of photographs of Ellis Island."

Content : Originally part of the William Williams Collection; transferred to the Milstein Division of US, Local History and Genealogy; later transferred to the Photography Collection.

Content: No. 29171.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 x 8 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG95-F135
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12326658
UUID: 34835ad0-c6da-012f-2ff0-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1862: Creator Born
  • 1913: Created
  • 1947: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1913. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d7fc-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 derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d7fc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1913). A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-d7fc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor form the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left.