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FYS -- 100 Discovering Our Ethnic Past Fall 2019: Immigration


Castle Garden (1830-1892) -- Castle Garden preceded Ellis Island and contains eleven million records of immigrants who came through the Port  of New York.

Ellis Island (1892-1924) -- About twelve million immigrants came into the United States through Ellis Island.

A Guide to Finding Passenger Lists and Immigration Records 1820s-1940s (arrivals through U.S. Ports from Europe)

The Ships List -- Includes passenger lists, transcriptions of diaries and journals, and immigration reports

Locating Immigration Records: Passenger Arrivals and Border Crossings (National Archives)

Cyndi's List -- Immigration, Emigration & Migration

Cyndi's List -- Ports of Departure