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Title The Ellis Island Immigration Museum : face of America / an Echo Pictures production ; produced and directed by Marc Doyle, Chesney Blankenstein Doyle ; produced and written by Don Smith.

Publication Info. Lawrenceville, NJ : Cambridge Educational, [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD 304.873 ELLIS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction DVD  DVD 708.147 ELLIS    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (27 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in..
Series Great museums for social studies
Great museums for social studies.
System Details DVD.
Performer Narrator, John Patrick.
Credits Executive producer, Marc Doyle ; photography, Ken Limardo ; editor James Townley ; original music, Dan Marshall.
Note "Great Museums TV"--Container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Great museums in 2002.
Summary Visits the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, where visitors retrace the footsteps of the millions of immigrants who landed at New York's Ellis Island. Describes the museum's oral history project and shares some of the personal anecdotes that have been gathered from those who passed through Ellis Island. Explores the variety of everyday objects on display, including a pair of boots, a cooking pot, religious artifacts, and traditional clothing as the museum strives to "give voice" to ordinary people whose lives have not typically been seen as history.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.) -- History.
Museums -- New York (State) -- New York.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Doyle, Marc. Producer. Director.
Doyle, Chesney Blankenstein. Producer. Director.
Smith, Don. Producer. Screenwriter.
Patrick, John. Narrator.
Echo Pictures.
Great Museums (Firm)
Cambridge Educational (Firm)
Added Title Face of America
Note Title on container: Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York : face of America
Added Title Great museums (Television program)
Music No. 35208 Cambridge Educational
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