Joys and Sorrows: Lewis Hine at Ellis Island

Armenian Jew – Ellis Island 1926

This Armenian Jew probably left his native land to escape the Turkish persecution of the post-war period. His beard is typical of that worn by the orthodox Jews of Europe and the Near East. Photo-study by Lewis W. Hine

This Armenian Jew probably left his native land to escape the Turkish persecution of the post-war period. His beard is typical of that worn by the orthodox Jews of Europe and the Near East. Photo-study by Lewis W. Hine

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