True Immigrant Stories; A Teenager at Ellis Island

This true story is from my immigrant oral histories collection when I was researching for my historical novel, Guardians of the Gate, about Ellis Island in the 1890s. Because of the emotional level in his narration—even when he retold his story 65 years later—I’ll let Wilhelm tell the story in his own words.] “I came … More True Immigrant Stories; A Teenager at Ellis Island