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: Baen Publishing Enterprises
ISBN: 1625790511
Size: 38.19 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Inez Haynes Gillmore. Now with an Historical Afterword by Ron MillerAlso Includes _Friend IslandÓ Featured in Ron Millers _The Conquest of Space Book Series.Ó When five shipwrecked sailors land on an island inhabited by five beautiful winged women, it seems like paradise. That is, until the men feel compelled to bring the angels to earth...A classic of feminist science fiction by Inez Haynes Gillmore, Angel Island was originally published in 1914. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Angel Island

Author: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 9780606396776
Size: 66.82 MB
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Angel Island from the Author: Russell Freedman. For use in schools and libraries only. 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
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Angel Island from the Author: Alice K. Flanagan. A look at the immigration station on the West coast.

Angel Island

Author: Branwell Fanning
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738547190
Size: 32.38 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.

Miwoks To Missiles

Author: John Soennichsen
Publisher: Angel Island Association
ISBN: 9780966735222
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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: Tamara L. Britton
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
ISBN: 1617850314
Size: 38.55 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.

The Angel Island Conspiracy

Author: Robert Banks Hull
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450201318
Size: 43.90 MB
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The Angel Island Conspiracy from the Author: Robert Banks Hull. Two San Francisco Bay sailors, Travis and Carol, fall upon a terrorist plot to destroy a major San Francisco Bay landmark by a most ingenious method. They battle both the bad guys and the authorities in their quest to stop this horrific event from taking place. With their superb sailing skills and intimate knowledge of their beloved San Francisco Bay, they have the advantage as they duel the bad guys from Sausalito to Alcatraz to San Pablo Bay. As they race for their lives to escape their pursuers, they employ some very ingenious ways to foil their counterparts. Travis and Carol use every sailor’s trick and turn of the tides that San Francisco Bay has to offer as their only weapons with astonishing success. Whether the reader is a sailor or not, the excitement and satisfaction of reading how two regular citizens can prevail against professional evildoers is an old story but with a thrilling new twist in The Angel Island Conspiracy.

Getting To Angel Island

Author: Dale Fetherling
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438926677
Size: 70.60 MB
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Getting To Angel Island from the Author: Dale Fetherling.