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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...

2009-04-29 10:05:00

Will Be Featured Exhibit at Ellis Island ELLIS ISLAND, N.Y., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. today announced the official launch of its new American Flag of Faces(TM) website at www.FlagOfFaces.org.

2009-03-24 07:02:00

Artgig Studio (http://www.artgig.com/), a full-service interactive agency located in Westchester, NY, in partnership with Manhattan-based experiential design firm ESI Design (http://www.esidesign.com/), announces the re-launch of peoplingofamerica.org (http://www.peoplingofamerica.org/) for the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Planned to open in 2011, the Peopling of America Center is an extension of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum whose...


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gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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