Late 19th Century
U.S. History Immigration Resources


Yale Site

Museum of the City of New York: Jacob Riis Collection - , , ,

A Century Apart: Images of Spirit and Struggle, Jacob Riis and Five Contemporary Photographers -

Ellis Island Website: The Ellis Island Experience -
l Information on Settlement Houses with links:

Tenement Museum in NYC:

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):

University of Chicago - Urban Experience in Chicago: Hull House and Its Neighborhoods

Immigrants in NYC (from Univ of Indiana Latin American Studies):

The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 (Library of Congress American Memory Project)

Fordham University's Modern History Sourcebook - Section on Immigration: