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The Resource Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital, Lorie Conway ; contemporary photographs by Chris Barnes

Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital, Lorie Conway ; contemporary photographs by Chris Barnes

Label
Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital
Title
Forgotten Ellis Island
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital
Statement of responsibility
Lorie Conway ; contemporary photographs by Chris Barnes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A narrative history of the Ellis Island hospital traces its status as a way station for hopeful immigrants, its abandonment thirty years after its opening due to political factors, and recent efforts toward its reopening
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conway, Lorie
Dewey number
362.1109747/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA982.E44
LC item number
E443 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2007 M-768
  • WX 28 AN4
NLM item number
C767f 2007
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ellis Island Hospital
  • Public hospitals
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
Label
Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital, Lorie Conway ; contemporary photographs by Chris Barnes
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index
Contents
Constructing the immigrant hospital -- Walking the line -- Treating patients by the thousands -- Rejecting the "riff raff" -- Falling into disuse and decay
Control code
ocn141177853
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Smithsonian Books ed.
Extent
xi, 185 p.
Isbn
9780061241963
Lccn
2007022913
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(Sirsi) 971544
Label
Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital, Lorie Conway ; contemporary photographs by Chris Barnes
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-181) and index
Contents
Constructing the immigrant hospital -- Walking the line -- Treating patients by the thousands -- Rejecting the "riff raff" -- Falling into disuse and decay
Control code
ocn141177853
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Smithsonian Books ed.
Extent
xi, 185 p.
Isbn
9780061241963
Lccn
2007022913
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
(Sirsi) 971544

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