Ellis Islands Famous Immigrants Barry Moreno


Published: January 16th 2008

Kindle Edition

128 pages


Ellis Islands Famous Immigrants  by  Barry Moreno

Ellis Islands Famous Immigrants by Barry Moreno
January 16th 2008 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 128 pages | ISBN: | 9.77 Mb

Since 1776, millions of immigrants have landed at Americas shores. To this day, their practical contributions are still felt in every field of endeavor, including agriculture, industry, and the service trades. But within the great immigrant waves there also came plucky and talented individualists, artists, and dreamers. Many of these exceptional folk went on to win worldly renown, and their names live on in history.

Ellis Islands Famous Immigrants tells the story of some of the best known of these legendary characters and highlights their actual immigration experience at Ellis Island. Celebrities featured within its pages include such entrepreneurs as Max Factor, Charles Atlas, and Chef Boyardee- Hollywood icons Pola Negri, Bela Lugosi, and Bob Hope- spiritual figures Father Flanagan and Krishnamurti- authors Isaac Asimov and Kahlil Gibran- painters Arshile Gorky and Max Ernst- and sports figures Knute Rockne and Johnny Weissmuller.

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