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Section 1: The New Immigrants

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The Angel Island Home Page http://www.angelisland.org/
Overview of immigrant conditions and processing on Angel Island in California.

European Emigration—The Swedish Case http://www.americanwest.com/ swedemigr/ pages/ emigra.htm
In-depth report on Swedish immigration to America in the late 19th century, with a link to the personal story of a mid-20th-century immigrant, as well as links to a variety of sites dealing with Sweden and with U.S. immigration.

Ellis Island Passenger Arrivals http://www.ellisisland.org/
Searchable database of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island on their way to America.

Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service: Ellis Island, 1900–1933 http://www.lexis-nexis.com/ academic/ guides/ immigration/ ins/ insa4.htm
Informative introduction to a microfilm publication of Ellis Island records.