BC: The End
FC: Our Journey | Ellis Island Immigrants
1: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. CathyAllen | The journey took a long time. the ship was big, but it was very crowded where we had to stay. We met a lot of other immigrants though.
2: Most of the younger children grew very tired of waiting. My little brother did not want to carry his stuff. He was very nervous about leaving his home. But he was excited to see a new place. | (Getting ready to board the ship)
7: There was all kinds of papers that had to be done before we could actually go move into America
8: There were a lot of children and their families also going to Ellis Island
9: The conditions were horrible. We were very crammed, there was no space. Many people got sick from all the waste that was everywhere.
10: Everyone had to have a medical exam done. If they failed their medical exam, they had to make the long journey back to where they came from.
11: Medical Exams
12: After our long hard journey we were finally at Ellis Island