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Maritime Image of the Day: Christmas at Ellis Island

Black and white photo from early 1900's of immigrant children clutching Christmas presents at Ellis Island

PortandTerminal.com, December 18, 2019 HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day is titled “Christmas at Ellis Island“. The original caption of the photograph featured above, which was taken in the early 1900s, read “Emigrant children at Ellis Island, Menicolic and tense, displaying their Christmas gifts”. The photographer is unknown. More than 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island between …

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