On the anniversary of the November day in 1954 when Ellis Island closed, here, in black and white, are the faces, the clothes, and even the dreams of those who passed through Ellis Island.
Caption from LIFE. “Tired child is ready to go to sleep with his head on the dining-hall table. American food is sometimes too strange for aliens. There is a kosher kitchen for orthodox Jews.”

On the anniversary of the November day in 1954 when Ellis Island closed, here, in black and white, are the faces, the clothes, and even the dreams of those who passed through Ellis Island.

Caption from LIFE. “Tired child is ready to go to sleep with his head on the dining-hall table. American food is sometimes too strange for aliens. There is a kosher kitchen for orthodox Jews.”

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