Arthur Maier

...Illinois, November 10, 1919, to Francis S. and Elsa (Becker) Maier, who were recent German immigrants through Ellis Island. Mr. Maier served in the United States Army Air Corps in WWII, where he was a medic in the China-Burma-India...

Copy of Ellis Island art will tell of immigrants

...Augusta artist Andrew Sabori went to Ellis Island in 2003 to find his ancestors and...Edward Laning painted a mural at Ellis Island, in the New York area, celebrating...possible.The reproduction, called Ellis Island: The Lost Mural , will be shown...

Immigration: Good fences still make for good neighbors

...the 19th and early 20th centuries, when nearly every peaceful and healthy immigrant who passed through ports such as Ellis Island got accepted into the U.S. virtually bureaucracy-free. The Bracero program was eventually done in by advances...


...5 for nonmembers; (706) 722-5495Lost Mural of Ellis Island opening reception 4-7 p.m. FridayColumbia County...Locks RoadAndrew Sabori's replication of mural at Ellis Island between 1935 and 1954; class field trips encouraged...

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Cheapened citizenship

...beautiful, moving, meaningful process it is. It provides us with grateful, knowledgeable new Americans, the same way Ellis Island did.Illegal immigration, meanwhile, manufactures workers, whose identities, allegiances, whereabouts and tax...

Playoffs return to Pittsburgh as Pirates face Reds in wild-card game

...factor," he said, "and the lessons we've learned."Lessons hard won on a roster that is baseball's version of Ellis Island, a mixture of veterans looking to revive their careers and an exciting young core that includes MVP candidate Andrew...

Baseball is postcard pastime

...Amelia, Matt and Heather) spent time with family in Wisconsin.Denise Hamilton, of Aiken, sends a card showing Ellis Island in New York and says "Interesting to think of how many people who moved to Augusta passed through these halls."Bill...

The Immigrant (2014)

Opens Friday, May 16, 2014 Synopsis: A Polish woman separated from her sister on Ellis Island struggles to survive on the streets of Manhattan in this period drama from writer/director James Gray (We Own the Night, Two Lovers). The year is 1921. Polish sisters Ewa (Marion Cotillard) and Magda Cybulski (Angela Sarafyan) are seeking a brighter future when they board a boat bound for New York City. Upon arriving on Ellis Island, however, Magda is placed in quarantine after receiving a grim and unexpected medical diagnosis. A stranger in a strange land, Ewa falls under the spell of the malevolent Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), who forces her into prostitution. Yet a ray of hope soon comes in the form of Bruno's cousin Orlando (Jeremy Renner), a suave magician whose romantic interests in Ewa may be her ticket to a life worth living. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Jewish Community Center celebrates 150 years

...them targets of persecution. So their first action at Ellis Island was to change it. Taking inspiration from a sign advertising...that would have prohibited her from passing through Ellis Island. "This is such a wonderful kind of thing for us to...

The ecology of Thurmond Lake

...trucked down from Michigan and released a half-century ago. Thurmond Lake is an ecological melting pot that rivals Ellis Island in its diversity. It is a landscape altered by time - and by its creator, the Army Corps of Engineers. Even its signature...