Guide: Immigration Products at Genealogy.com
Websites for Emmigration/Immigration
Finnish passenger lists & passports and ships search. Finnish emigrants to North America sailed on the steamships of the Finland Steamship Company from Hanko to the port of Hull and continued by train to Liverpool from which the journey continued with the transatlantic steamers to Ellis Island, New York. Articles about emigrants - immigrants, emigration - immigration, genealogy research. Photos and pictures of emigrant ships; database of immigrants. Message board.
Between 1892 and 1924 over 22 million passengers and members of ships' crews came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York.
Now you can research passenger records from ships that brought the Immigrants -- even see the original manifests with Passengers' names.
Arnie Lang's research guide for immigration records and passenger lists.
Collection of databases comprised of the Morton Allan Directory, M1066 Microfilm series from NARA, various newspaper articles, Internet sources, and personal contributions. Can also search for ships.
Article about computerized immigration data from ship manifests to be made available. Includes links to on-line classes and a how-to guide relating to immigration research. Presented by Genealogy.com.
This site offers a comprehensive look at late 19th and early 20th century immigration, with an emphasis on Irish, Italian, Jewish, and Swedish immigration. Visitors to the site can read interesting articles, test their knowledge, find their relative through genealogy links, and even add their own content.
A project to make Emigration Lists available to genealogists.
The travel and arrival of immigrants to Ellis Island as presented by Liberty State Park.
The information on these pages has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line). It contains voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people.
The IHRC at the University of Minnesota is an international resource on American immigration and ethnic history. It maintains archival and library collections, sponsors academic and public programs, and publishes bibliographic and scholarly works.
Covers several different ethnic groups' introduction to the U.S. Includes timeline of immigration, personal stories of both immigrants and workers at Ellis Island, and a discussion of The Statue of Liberty.
These lesson plans from the "American Memory" project at the Library of Congress include 3 units exploring Immigration.
New York's Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Museum's site features program information, directions, hours and online tickets and reservations.
The place to go for tracking your ancestors as they moved.
A description of the passenger arrival records in Canada, 1865-1935, and their availability.
The State Historical Society of Wisconsin describes how to obtain naturalization records.
This article in the "Illustrated London News," July 6, 1860, describes emigration from Ireland and the United Kingdom and the journey across the Atlantic.
This Family History Library publication outlines how to locate where immigrants came from. These principles can be applied to almost any country.
This research guide provides tips for those tracing their Mormon Pioneer ancestry from Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, and South Africa to Salt Lake City, Utah. It has been over 150 years since the arrival of the first pioneer company to Salt Lake City in 1847 and many have not traced their pioneer heritage.