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The "Ellis Island Missionaries"

The "Ellis Island Missionaries"

In the nineteenth century, with a flood of immigrants from Eastern Europe entering the United States, organizations were formed to aid in their acculturation. This group of women and men is identifed as the "Ellis Island Missionaries."

Institution: American Jewish Historical Society.

Date / time
c. 19th century
American Jewish Historical Society

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Jewish Women's Archive. "The "Ellis Island Missionaries"." (Viewed on March 24, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/assimilation-19th-still-image>.


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