Ellis Island Immigration Museum

dc.creatorBeards, Daniel E.
dc.date.accessioned2024-05-09T14:20:37Z
dc.date.available2024-05-09T14:20:37Z
dc.date.issued2023-09-17
dc.descriptionOne of the largest restoration projects ever undertaken in the US, the Museum of Immigration interprets the immigration experience on three levels: the architectural restoration of the landmark; the design of a national museum; and the creation of a public resource for research. Based on the research, a decision was made to return the Main Building to its 1918-24 period. The most important areas, both historically and architecturally, were faithfully restored.. The Main Immigration Building was designed with four corner towers featuring ornate decoration to create an impressive view from across the water. The large scale of the brackets, acroterion ( a pedestal placed on a pediment to support a statue or other ornamentation,) and other decorative features was intended to make them legible from a distance.
dc.format.extent1999 x 1178
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10929/114798
dc.rightsEach photograph within this collection is protected by copyright and/or related rights. Therefore, these photos may only be used in a way that is permitted by copyright and related rights legislation. The following terms of use for State Library patrons shall apply. 1. Educational Institution/student use is permitted as long as such usage adheres to all copyright and related rights legislation. In these instances, these photographs may only be used for educational or historical purposes. 2. Non-Commercial use is permitted without permission from the rights holder, as long as such use adheres to all copyright and related right legislation. 3. Under no circumstances may these photographs be used for commercial purposes without the direct permission of the rights-holder. 4. Under no circumstances may these photographs be used for political purposes. 5. Users must always give appropriate credit to the photographer. The credit may not in any way suggest the right's holder endorses the user or their use of the photographs. 6. Photographs may be copied or redistributed in any medium or format as long as such use does not violate copyright and related rights legislation. 7. Users may remix, transform, and rebuild upon the original photographs as long as it does not violate copyright and related rights legislation.
dc.subjectEllis Island
dc.subjectEllis Island Immigration Museum
dc.subjectLiberty State Park
dc.subjectState Park
dc.subjectNew Jersey State Park
dc.subjectGateway to America
dc.subjectStatue of Liberty
dc.subjectLegal Immigration
dc.subjectGateway
dc.subjectJersey City
dc.subjectNJ
dc.subjectJersey
dc.subjectHudson County
dc.subjectThe Garden State
dc.subjectNew York Harbor
dc.subjectNew York City
dc.subjectNYC
dc.subjectNew York
dc.subjectNational Register of Historic Places
dc.subjectNew Jersey Register of Historic Places
dc.subjectNew York City Landmark
dc.titleEllis Island Immigration Museum

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