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By the summer of 1921, authorities on Ellis Island had even begun handing out ice cream to immigrants as part of their first American meal.How Ice Cream Became the Ultimate American Comfort Food|Matt Siegel|August 27, 2021|Eater
Our family came through Ellis Island from Castellano, Italy, in the 1920s.There’s Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm|Eugene Robinson|October 23, 2020|Ozy
But Krauss said that from the moment he and the other scientists arrived on the island, they never saw anything untoward.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Let Jourdan Dunn be the first of many—not an island, or badge of self-congratulation.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Guy Molinari, a former Staten Island borough president, pushed back against that view.Will Dirty Pol Vito Fossella Replace Dirty Pol Michael Grimm?|David Freedlander|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They were able to purchase weapons and plot attacks on the island without much interference.
They were called La Red Avispa (The Wasp Network) and claim to have successfully foiled a number of threats against the island.
A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
A volcano broke out in the island of St. George, one of the Azores.
The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.
In 1622 a monopoly of the importation of tobacco was granted to the Virginia and Somers Island, companies.
At last the report of several rifles from the island of trees gave us a clue to the mystery.
Cultural definitions for Ellis Island (1 of 2)
An island in the harbor of New York City. The chief immigration station of the United States was on Ellis Island from 1892 to 1943, a time when millions of people, especially from Europe, came to the United States.