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Lithograph of Castle Garden, 1877

Castle Garden Lithograph

Castle Garden Lithograph

Other, NPS_CastleGardenLithograph
 
Document Description
Castle Garden Lithograph depicting the experience of immigrants arriving at Castle Garden, 1877.
 
Questions
What is happening in each of these scenes?
 
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Historical Context
Prior to the opening of Ellis Island in 1892, most immigrants into the United States came through Castle Garden. Castle Garden functioned as the first immigration center for the United States from 1855 until 1890.
 
Essential Question
What is the American immigrant experience?
 
Check for Understanding
Describe the experience of immigrants coming through Castle Garden based on the evidence in this document.