10 Books About Ellis Island

As the main entry point for immigrants into the United States until 1954, many North Americans can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island. These books are some of the best on Ellis Island, and will help you in your genealogy pursuits.

Ellis Island: A Pictorial History

Ellis Island: A Pictorial History
by Barbara Benton

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Ellis Island: An Illustrated History of the Immigrant Experience

Ellis Island: An Illustrated History of the Immigrant Experience
by Ivan Chermayeff et al

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Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920

Augustus F. Sherman: Ellis Island Portraits 1905-1920
by Peter Mesenholler and Augustus F. Sherman

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Ellis Island Interviews

Ellis Island Interviews (Immigrants Tell Their Stories In Their Own Words)
by Peter Morton Coan

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Portraits of America: Ellis Island

Portraits of America: Ellis Island: The Museum of the City of New York (Portraits of America)
by John S. Berman

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Children of Ellis Island

Children of Ellis Island
by Barry Moreno

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Ellis Island and the Peopling of America

Ellis Island and the Peopling of America: The Official Guide
by Virginia Yans-McLaughlin and Marjorie Lightman

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Ellis Island

Ellis Island
by Georges Perec, Robert Bober

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Ellis Island: Tracing Your Family History Through America's Gateway

Ellis Island: Tracing Your Family History Through America's Gateway
by Loretto Dennis Szucs

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I Was Dreaming to Come to America

I Was Dreaming to Come to America: Memories from the Ellis Island Oral History Project
by Veronica Lawlor

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