U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service
- This portion of the INS website contains information about the INS Historical Reference Library collection and services, documents concerning the history of the Service as well as of immigration law, procedure, and immigration stations, and instructions for historical and genealogical research using INS records. Also check out the FAQs referenced in the side-bar.
Cimorelli Immigration Manifests Online - Collection of databases comprised of the Morton Allan Directory, M1066 Microfilm series from NARA, various newspaper articles, Internet sources, and personal contributions. Can also search for ships.
Ellis Island to Aid Genealogists - Article about computerized immigration data from ship manifests to be made available. Includes links to on-line classes and a how-to guide relating to immigration research. Presented by Genealogy.com.
From One Life to Another - This site offers a comprehensive look at late 19th and early 20th century immigration, with an emphasis on Irish, Italian, Jewish, and Swedish immigration. Visitors to the site can read interesting articles, test their knowledge, find their relative through genealogy links, and even add their own content.
Immigrant Journey - The travel and arrival of immigrants to Ellis Island as presented by Liberty State Park.
Immigrants to Canada in the Nineteenth Century - The information on these pages has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line). It contains voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.
Immigration History Research Center - The IHRC at the University of Minnesota is an international resource on American immigration and ethnic history. It maintains archival and library collections, sponsors academic and public programs, and publishes bibliographic and scholarly works.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum - New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Museum's site features program information, directions, hours and online tickets and reservations.
Migrations - The place to go for tracking your ancestors as they moved.
Tracing Immigrant Origins - This Family History Library publication outlines how to locate where immigrants came from. These principles can be applied to almost any country.
Tracing Mormon Pioneers - This research guide provides tips for those tracing their Mormon Pioneer ancestry from Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, and South Africa to Salt Lake City, Utah. It has been over 150 years since the arrival of the first pioneer company to Salt Lake City in 1847 and many have not traced their pioneer heritage.
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