Immigrant Slideshow #1


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Immigrant Slideshow #1

  1. 1. Ellis Island • Arriving immigrants leave their ships at the city's wharves and are shuttled by ferry to the island with their belongings, were there was a beautiful walk way leading to their new American lives. 2
  2. 2. Immigrants Being Tagged for a Railroad Trip, 1926 • The tags on the chests of the immigrants were to let people know where they were suppose to be going. 3
  3. 3. A woman sleeping on her bag because that was all she had. • Most immigrants came with everything they owned, always keeping it by them so no one could steal it from them. 4
  4. 4. Immigrants enjoying a mid-morning lunch • With fresh milk everyone is happy. Immigrants were not treated poorly, they were workers to people and that was it. 5
  5. 5. Immigrants take the time to be happy and dance • Immigrants worked hard, laborious work. They took the time to be thankful to be working a celebrated with all they had. 6
  6. 6. Tenement Apartment • A typical immigrant housing set-up, many had a little room for two people let alone have room for a family. 7
  7. 7. Bath-time • The child bathing in the picture is actually bathing in the sink.The sink held water and you may notice the child in fully clothed.Well, the child is bathing a washing his clothes. 8
  8. 8. Homework • Immigrants who did not finish a day’s work would take it home a finish it that night. This was considered homework. 9
  9. 9. Lunch time • Immigrant’s who had food had very little, ate it during lunch. No breakfast nor no dinner.These girls don’t seem to be eating a whole lot. 10
  10. 10. Shanty Town in Patterson, NJ • Houses built from whatever they could find. Most was a place to go when there was no where else to go. 11
  11. 11. Accident in the Steel Mill • This man looses his arm in a accident at the steel mill and in many cases men lose their lives. 12
  12. 12. Tenement Rookeries, Washington, DC • Immigrant homes were run down shacks no matter where they lived.These homes where just a place to stay. 13
  13. 13. Boys and men of all ages • Work was work, whether you were a boy at the age of 6 or a man at the age of 66. A job was money and money is what you needed 14
  14. 14. Working • Children of all ages had jobs. Money to flow in, any way possible. Low wages ment everyone had a job to do. 15
  15. 15. Quiz: 1. Where did immigrant go when first getting to the America's? Answer: Ellis Island 2.What were the tags on the immigrants meant for? Answer:Where they were to go 3.Why did people always keep their bags close? Answer: It was all they had. 4.What did the immigrants do when they were thankful for something? Answer: Enjoy life by dance+celebrating 5.What did immigrants consider homework? Answer: work unfinished that day 6.What were most immigrant homes like? Answer: Run-down and made of anything 7.Why do you think immigrants got jobs so quick? Answer: Dangerous jobs for little pay 8.At what ages did many people start working? Answer:Whenever they were hired 9.Were in some cases families split up? Answer:Yes they were 10.What was a major sign that you were at Ellis Island? Answer: the beautiful walk way