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Arrival of emigrants [i.e. immigrants], Ellis Island / American Mutoscope and Biograph Company.

Arrival of emigrants, Ellis Island CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1906. SUMMARY Depicts scenes at the Immigration Depot and a nearby dock on Ellis Island. Appears to show, first, a group of immigrants lined up to board a vessel leaving the island, then another group arriving at the island and being directed off of the dock and into the Depot by a uniformed official. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 9May1906; H77049. Duration: 3:27 at 15 fps. Camera, G.W. "Billy" Bitzer. Photographed April 27, 1906. Received: 5/9/06; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. Received: 1989/90 from UCLA; dupe neg; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 1991 from LC lab; ref print; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) Immigrants--New York (State)--New York. Harbors--New York (State)--New York. Islands--New York (State)--New York. Docks--New York (State)--New York. Emigration and immigration. Ports of entry--New York (State)--New York. Actuality--Short. RELATED NAMES Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) MEDIUM 1 roll (218 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. CALL NUMBER LC 1946 (paper pos) FEB 9481 (ref print) FPE 5517 (dupe neg) REPOSITORY Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA DIGITAL ID lcmp002 m2a13402 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/lcmp002.m2a13402

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