Ellis Island was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The island was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965, and has hosted a museum of immigration since 1990. Let’s see few color portraits of immigrants who’d been there.
Astonishing photos of child laborers in America taken by photographer Lewis Hine between 1908 and 1924. He traveled across the US to document children working in different fields for the NCLC (National Child Labor Committee) in order to promote the "rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working."