These are links we have found to be quite useful and informative concerning Ellis Island and those individuals and families that passed through there.


The National Parks Service site on Ellis Island

At the American Family Immigration History Center you can search immigration records.

Ellis Island Records is another site that offers search capabilities.

JewishGen's site offers a detailed search of the Ellis Island records. allows a search of the Wall of Honor created on the grounds of the Immigration Center at Ellis Island.

ARAMARK, the conceesioneer for Ellis Island has provided a site with store and food information. provides detailed resources on Ellis Island higtory and information on the immigrant experiences through films, photographs and documents.

The University of California at Riverside has compiled a site with old photographs of the ellis Island experience. offers a detailed history of the park.

The Forgotten of Ellis Island explores the stories of those that were quarantined while immigrating to the United States.

The History Channel has created a beautifully designed site to bring the immigration experience to life.

The International Channel has a useful site on the history of Ellis Island, complete with audio clips of interviews.

Scholastic Magazine has provided a site with resources for study and teaching the history of Ellis Island.

Riverdeep's site offers more materials for schoolchildren to explore the immigration experience. offers a Video on Ellis Island for purchase.