~Read Book ♒ Ellis Island's Famous Immigrants ♂ PDF or E-pub free

~Read Book ⚇ Ellis Island's Famous Immigrants ⚔ Since , millions of immigrants have landed at America s shores To this day, their practical contributions are still felt in every field of endeavor, including agriculture, industry, and the service trades But within the great immigrant waves there also came plucky and talented individualists, artists, and dreamers Many of these exceptional folk went on to win worldly renown, and their names live on in history Ellis Island s Famous Immigrants tells the story of some of the best known of these legendary characters and highlights their actual immigration experience at Ellis Island Celebrities featured within its pages include such entrepreneurs as Max Factor, Charles Atlas, and Chef Boyardee Hollywood icons Pola Negri, Bela Lugosi, and Bob Hope spiritual figures Father Flanagan and Krishnamurti authors Isaac Asimov and Kahlil Gibran painters Arshile Gorky and Max Ernst and sports figures Knute Rockne and Johnny Weissmuller Due to the name of the book I would have thought there would have beento do with Ellis Island than just a casual mention and or no mention at all within the pages Instead the book could have been easily called Famous Immigrants while fulfilling the same purpose and not having to even mention Ellis Island but since it didn t it is a let down at least for me The book otherwise does a great job in allowing the reader to get to know some of thefamous faces that we can relate to as wel Due to the name of the book I would have thought there would have beento do with Ellis Island than just a casual mention and or no mention at all within the pages Instead the book could have been easily called Famous Immigrants while fulfilling the same purpose and not having to even mention Ellis Island but since it didn t it is a let down at least for me The book otherwise does a great job in allowing the reader to get to know some of thefamous faces that we can relate to as well as those that we may not know anything about In many cases the reader gets a chance to know the original name that the person was under, who they came to the country for, sometimes the reason they came here, how and what they did that threw them into the limelight Very occasionally is Ellis Island mentioned while most of the time we don t get to know what the time was like for them or how long they had to stay unless it was for the reason of actually doing the opposite such as deporting them away from our country Unlike some of the other Images of America book this one doesn t only have black and white pictures of the people being covered although not each entry has one but also either copies of newspaper clippings or other images such as music covers or film posters Although it allows the reader a chance to compare all the contributions that have helped to make our country it also tells us about the history of xenophobia in our country as well as world events around us All in all it is a decent book for one who is into getting to knowabout foreign born celebrities and other famous faces Otherwise if you are just interested in one particular person I wouldor less suggest on finding books focused on that particular person instead