100 Years Ago Today - April 2, 1913

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by 5min Knowledge

Here are 5 New York Times headlines from April 2nd, 1913. Immigration was on the rise. Ellis Island officials reported an increase of fifty two thousand newcomers over the same period in the previous year. Ellis Island has since put together an online searchable database of the 22.5 million individuals arriving in New York between 1892 and 1924.