The Seventeen Million Stories of Ellis Island: What’s Fact? What’s Myth?
Ellis Island occupies a mythical place in the history of our nation. Millions of Americans trace their ancestry to immigrants who arrived at Ellis Island. Yet many myths and misconceptions about the place hamper family research and distort family stories. This lecture puts Ellis Island into its proper place within the larger context of U.S. immigration history. It sets the record straight regarding what’s fact and what’s myth.
|Event Begins||05-Jun-2018 7:00 pm|
|Event Ends||05-Jun-2018 8:15 pm|
|Registration Ends||02-Jun-2018 11:55 pm|
|Location||University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education|