The Ellis Island Experience offers insights and tips on the immigrant experience and shares how to document your ancestors' own story at Ellis Island - often without the need to leave the comforts of home.
From passenger manifests and naturalization files, to available onlne resources, author and family history researcher, Barry Nove, also offers several tales he has based on what he has documented as examples of what arriving at Ellis Island was like in the early 20th Century.
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About the Author
Barry Nove has delved into his family history and their immigrant experience to the United States for over twenty years. He has published a number of short stories in anthologies, focusing on the Ellis Island Experience, two of which also appear in his non-fiction/history fiction work, The Ellis Island Experience: A Sampling of Stories and How You Can Research Your Own (published in 2014). He has presented on genealogy topics across the United States, focusing on the Ellis Island Experience and Jewish genealogy.
He currently resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Find the author on twitter at @Jewishgenealogy.