Restored and uploaded by YouTuber Guy Jones, this fantastic video from 1903 shows a ferry boat transporting hopeful immigrants from their larger trans-Atlantic vessel onto Ellis Island for processing. Dozens of families disembark the ferry with children and all the personal belongings they could carry. The sound isn't original but adds a pleasant ambiance and realism to the scene.
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