Late 19th Century
U.S. History Immigration Resources

 

Yale Site
http://www.cis.yale.edu/amstud/inforev/riis/contents.html

Museum of the City of New York: Jacob Riis Collection -
http://www.mcny.org/Exhibitions/riis/riis2.htm , http://www.mcny.org/Exhibitions/riis/riis3.htm , ,

A Century Apart: Images of Spirit and Struggle, Jacob Riis and Five Contemporary Photographers - http://www.mcny.org/Exhibitions/riis/riis.htm

Ellis Island Website: The Ellis Island Experience -
http://www.ellisisland.com/indexExperience.htm
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About.com Information on Settlement Houses with links:
http://womenshistory.about.com/library/ency/blwh_settlement_houses.htm

Tenement Museum in NYC:
http://www.thirteen.org/tenement/logcabin.html

Lower East Side Tenement Museum (Some of the features did not work, but there are some interesting stories about the families. It may be related to the subject of the website directly above):
http://www.tenement.org/

University of Chicago - Urban Experience in Chicago: Hull House and Its Neighborhoods
http://www.uic.edu/jaddams/hull/urbanexp/

Immigrants in NYC (from Univ of Indiana Latin American Studies):
http://www.latinamericanstudies.org/immigrants-ny.htm

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (Library of Congress American Memory Project)
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award99/cubhtml/themeindex.html

Fordham University's Modern History Sourcebook - Section on Immigration:
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook28.html