Ellis Island: An Illustrated History of the Immigrant Experience

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Ivan Chermayeff, Fred Wasserman, Mary J. Shapiro
Macmillan, 1991 - Political Science - 287 pages
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Both a rich oral history and a complete gallery of images expressing the full range of emotions of a people who left home to find a home, this complete illustrated history focuses on the drama of Ellis Island during its peak years--from 1880 to 1924. Full-color photographs. Line drawings.

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For the millions of immigrants who entered the United States through Ellis Island, this volume represents a visual compilation of once-in-a-lifetime memories. There are literally hundreds of photos ... Read full review


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Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar and Sagi Haviv are all notable design industry experts. Ivan and Tom are the founding partners of Chermayeff & Geismar, and Sagi is a partner and designer at Chermayeff & Geismar. Among the three designers, they boast gold medals from the American Institute of Graphic Arts (Chermayeff), worldwide praise for a Mobil Oil identity program (Geismar) and award-winning animations, like the notorious "Logomotion" (Haviv). Together, the three form a powerhouse of design industry expertise.

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