Angel Island

Author: Erika Lee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752799
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Angel Island from the Author: Erika Lee. From 1910 to 1940, the Angel Island immigration station in San Francisco served as the processing and detention center for over one million people from around the world. The majority of newcomers came from China and Japan, but there were also immigrants from India, the Philippines, Korea, Russia, Mexico, and over seventy other countries. The full history of these immigrants and their experiences on Angel Island is told for the first time in this landmark book, published to commemorate the immigration station's 100th anniversary. Based on extensive new research and oral histories, Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America examines the great diversity of immigration through Angel Island: Chinese "paper sons," Japanese picture brides, Korean refugee students, South Asian political activists, Russian and Jewish refugees, Mexican families, Filipino workers, and many others. Together, their stories offer a more complete and complicated history of immigration to America than we have ever known. Like its counterpart on Ellis Island, the immigration station on Angel Island was one of the country's main ports of entry for immigrants in the early twentieth century. But while Ellis Island was mainly a processing center for European immigrants, Angel Island was designed to detain and exclude immigrants from Asia. The immigrant experience on Angel Island-more than any other site-reveals how U.S. immigration policies and their hierarchical treatment of immigrants according to race, ethnicity, class, nationality, and gender played out in daily practices and decisions at the nation's borders with real consequences on immigrant lives and on the country itself. Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America is officially sponsored by the Angel Island Immigration Station.

Angel Island

Author: Inez Haynes Gillmore
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421811464
Size: 25.21 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Inez Haynes Gillmore. This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

Angel Island

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547903989
Size: 68.35 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Russell Freedman. Angel Island, off the coast of California, was the port of entry for Asian immigrants to the United States between 1892 and 1940. Following the passage of legislation requiring the screening of immigrants, "the other Ellis Island" processed around one million people from Japan, China, and Korea. Drawing from memoirs, diaries, letters, and the "wall poems" discovered at the facility long after it closed, the nonfiction master Russell Freedman describes the people who came, and why; the screening process; detention and deportation; changes in immigration policy; and the eventual renaissance of Angel Island as a historic site open to visitors. Includes archival photos, source notes, bibliography, and index.

Angel Island

Author: Alice K. Flanagan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756512613
Size: 19.62 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Alice K. Flanagan. A look at the immigration station on the West coast.

Miwoks To Missiles

Author: John Soennichsen
Publisher: Angel Island Association
ISBN: 9780966735222
Size: 70.79 MB
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Miwoks To Missiles from the Author: John Soennichsen. The first complete history of Angel Island -- a journey through more than 200 years: Miwok Indians, Spanish explorers, soldiers, immigrants appear here in their varied roles -- a kaleidoscope of people and events from 1775 to the present.

Angel Island

Author: Branwell Fanning
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738547190
Size: 39.38 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Branwell Fanning. Angel Island, in the Town of Tiburon, is a mile-square jewel set in San Francisco Bay that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Few of those who hike, bike, camp, or enjoy the spectacular vistas in this California State Park realize its diverse history. From the Spanish ships that anchored at Ayala Cove in 1775 to the 1960s cold war-era missile silos, Angel Island has endured to become one of the most popular parks in the state. Although many building were demolished, there are still countless reminders of the island's multifaceted evolution, including a quarantine station, army base, and immigration station.

Angel Island

Author: Larry Dane Brimner
Publisher: Children's Press
ISBN: 9780516272788
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Angel Island from the Author: Larry Dane Brimner. Dramatic and defining moments in American history come vividly the life in the Cornerstones of Freedom series.

Angel Island

Author: Tamara L. Britton
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617850314
Size: 34.93 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Tamara L. Britton. Explores the history of Angel Island which became an immigration processing center for the United States.

Angel Island State Park

Author: California. Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Publisher:
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Angel Island State Park from the Author: California. Dept. of Parks and Recreation.

Angel Island Immigration

Author: Jamie Kallio
Publisher: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 1631377043
Size: 26.68 MB
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Angel Island Immigration from the Author: Jamie Kallio. This book relays the factual details of immigration through the Angel Island station, which is near San Francisco, California. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a male Chinese immigrant, a Chinese woman coming to join her immigrant husband, and a missionary woman trying to help Chinese immigrants. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.