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."
The Woodstock Festival took place in an dairy farm in New York state and was scheduled over three days but ran over four days in August of 1969. It attracted over 400,000 people and such music legends as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who and others played there through the rain or sun. And the atmosphere there was really special. Happily, these photos were taken by two LIFE photographers Bill Eppridge and John Dominis who were present at the Woodstock music festival to capture the essence of the 60s and what was going on there.
Dr. Gustav Zander, a Swedish physician known for inventing mechanotherapy, which was defined in 1890 as “the employment of mechanical means for the cure of disease.” Zander exhibited his exercise machines at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia where they won a gold medal. By 1906 Zander had established his first gyms with these machines in 146 countries.