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A Stunning Chronicle of Life on Ellis Island, 1920

Originally posted on Spanish Immigrants in the United States:
Francie Rodríguez (née Guerra), of Canton, Ohio has preserved and shared with us this remarkable document, chronicling the crossing from Spain and the Ellis Island trials and tribulations of her grandfather, Gabriel…

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Spain in New York: the project

A project aimed at identifying and describing the historical traces and current presence of Spaniards and Spanish culture in New York.  In this phase of the project, we focus on the area between Broadway and the Hudson River, and between … Continue reading

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