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2015-01-01 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2014-05-13 12:34:55

Star of PBS program "Marina at West Point: Unity Through Diversity" was Honored with Prestigious Award NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Marina Arsenijevic, internationally

2014-01-01 00:20:09

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S.

2013-08-01 23:01:14

EarthCam delivers five unique webcam views from the balcony of Lady Liberty. New York (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 EarthCam’s popular

2011-07-01 10:00:00

NEW YORK, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of Independence Day weekend, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation announced today a contribution from AT&T* for $50,000 that will be directed toward a significant expansion of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, to be called the "Peopling of America® Center." Due to be completed in early 2013, the Peopling of America Center will enlarge the story currently told of the Ellis Island Era (1892-1954) to include the breadth of...

2011-03-10 10:24:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world premiere of Theater Latte Da's original musical Steerage Song, which celebrates the journey of immigrants to America during the height of immigration, will debut at St.

2010-09-01 16:03:00

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancestry.com announced today it has launched a collection of more than 1,700 recorded oral histories from immigrants who arrived in the United States through Ellis Island. This is the first time this collection of poignant recordings has been available online.


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