Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital
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Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2009].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (approximately 57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
Not rated.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
9780793670246, 0793670241
UPC
841887010252

Notes

General Note
Documentary.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ken Willinger ; editor, William A. Anderson ; composer, Gil Talmi.
Participants/Performers
Narrator, Elliott Gould.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
Description
In the era before antibiotics, tens of thousands of immigrant patients were separated from family, detained in the hospital on Ellis Island, and healed from illness before becoming citizens. 350 babies were born, and ten times that many immigrants died on Ellis Island and were buried in pauper's graves around New York City.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
This item may be under copyright protection. Please ask copyright owner for permission before publishing.,DNLM
Language
Closed-captioned.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Conway, L., & Gould, E. (2009). Forgotten Ellis Island: the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital. [Alexandria, Va.]: Distributed by PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Conway, Lorie, 1954- and Elliott. Gould. 2009. Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America's Immigrant Hospital. [Alexandria, Va.]: Distributed by PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Conway, Lorie, 1954- and Elliott. Gould, Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America's Immigrant Hospital. [Alexandria, Va.]: Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Conway, Lorie, and Elliott Gould. Forgotten Ellis Island: The Extraordinary Story of America's Immigrant Hospital. [Alexandria, Va.]: Distributed by PBS Home Video, 2009. DVD.

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