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TITLE
Immigrants arriving at Angel Island
 
DESCRIPTION
Immigrants arriving at Angel Island

"Japanese immigrants arriving at Angel Island immigration station. In front are recent wives of men who returned to Japan to marry, and picture brides who have yet to meet their husbands."
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CONTEXT
"Opened in 1908, Angel Island was the major entry point for Asian immigrants after that time. However, some Japanese took ships to Seattle or Vancouver, Canda, because they had heard that immigration officials were more lenient there."
The Japanese American Family Album
 
CREDIT
Courtesy of National Archives
 
DATE
ca. 1915