Music hall founded by Andrew Carnegie
Standard Oil founded John D. Rockerfeller
Wall mural of Joseph Pulitzer
The Chinese Exclusion Act sought to limit Chinese immigration
Angel Island: Many Chinese immigrants were detained here
Angel Island Post Office
Statue of Liberty: Often the first sight immigrants saw
Ellis Island: first stop to the "American Dream"
Ellis Island: Personal effects left behind
Ellis island: checking for infectious diseases
Vanderbilt University: founded by Cornelius Vanderbilt
One of the positive outcomes of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire was the formation of fire safety laws.
Aftermath of Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Victims of Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Railroads became a major means of transportation