Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

Address:292 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10017

Phone:212-561-4588
Web: www.statueofliberty.org
Established: 1982. Description:Dedicated to restoring and preserving the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; promotes public understanding of both monuments. (See separate entry on Statue of Liberty National Monument in national parks chapter.) Established the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which recounts the story of the former immigration station, and the American Family Immigration History Center (AFIHC), which makes archived Ellis Island immigrant arrival records available to families and genealogical researchers. Dues: $45/year.

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Between 1880 and 1930, more than 27 million people entered the United States, about 12 million through Ellis Island, according to The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation.
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation has raised nearly $70 million to build the museum, expected to open in 2019.
The building is already home to Continental Stock Transfer, Wall Street Access, the City of New York, Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, and Duane Reade.
Turkey Hill Dairy is teaming with the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation in offering a scholarship prize that celebrates the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty this coming October.
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation presented Springsteen with the Ellis Island Family Heritage Award.
He currently is a director of AMN Healthcare Services, the chairman of the board for The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, and a member of the Corporate Advisory Board of the University of Michigan Business School.
And The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation began a project in 2006 that will transform the current Ellis Island Immigration Museum from a place that focuses on stories of the Ellis years to one that encompasses overlooked sagas, many voluntary, others involuntary, over the eras as well as modem arrivals, too--the full arc of immigration in the American experience.
Twenty-two years ago this week, the American crafts tradition of quilting received a major source of support from Scotchgard, which announced it would underwrite the first Great American Quilt Contest in conjunction with the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and the American Museum of Folk Art.
Ross Holland of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation in New York City, is now better than it has ever been.
You may remember Rovsek, the corporate marketer who in 1981 set up the private Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, which in turn signed him to a $3.
Besides, ABC paid Lee Iacocca's Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation $10 million for the right to Liberty and the pursuit of ratings.