Hope and Tears

Hope and Tears

Ellis Island Voices

eBook - 2014
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An original collection of voices, filled with hope and tears, chronicles the history of Ellis Island and the people it served. Indians, settlers, immigrants, inspectors, doctors, nurses, cooks, and social workers all played a big part in that history. Author Gwenyth Swain reimagines the lives of those who landed, lived, and worked on the island through fictional letters, monologues, dialogues, and e-mails, basing them on historical documentation and real-life people. In doing so, she creates a moving picture of their struggles and triumphs. Illustrated with poignant and affecting photographs, this is a unique exploration of Ellis Island's history. Includes further resources, bibliography, and source notes.
Publisher: [United States] : Calkins Creek : Made available through hoopla, 2014
ISBN: 9781629791784
1629791784
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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