European immigrants go through health examination at Ellis Island.
United States USA Date:1975 Duration:2 min 44 sec Sound:Yes
Describes European immigration to America from 1880 to 1914. Elderly European immigrants recall their experiences. Still photo montage scenes: Immigration officer with a woman. Large number of immigrants wait for immigration check at Ellis Island. Children lined up. Immigrants at port and go through health examination. During physical examination, immigrants with disease of Trachoma marked and segregated. An old lady shares her experiences when she was not allowed to enter America because she was found suffering from Trachoma during health examination.
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