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Wow! 130 years and still standing tall

After all this time she still has great posture. If we could all be so lucky.

She had another awesome day with cake, music, special visitors from her home country, and a nice fall day.
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Black History Month

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument is a new unit of the National Park System that encompasses roughly four city blocks in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The National Monument includes the A.G. Gaston Motel, which served as the headquarters for the Birmingham campaign. In April through May of 1963 leaders of the civil rights movement, including Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took up residence at the motel where they strategized and made critical decision about the non-violent campaign that targeted Birmingham’s segregation laws and practices. Learn more about the site: goo.gl/bCmsSs
Photo: Birmingham Alabama Public Library Archives
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Black History Month

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument is a new unit of the National Park System that encompasses roughly four city blocks in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The National Monument includes the A.G. Gaston Motel, which served as the headquarters for the Birmingham campaign. In April through May of 1963 leaders of the civil rights movement, including Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., took up residence at the motel where they strategized and made critical decision about the non-violent campaign that targeted Birmingham’s segregation laws and practices.   Learn more about the site: https://goo.gl/bCmsSs
Photo: Birmingham Alabama Public Library Archives

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Immigrant Contributions and the Film Industry

Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Bristol, England in 1904. He left home at 13 to perform with a comedy troupe. The troupe arrived at Ellis Island in 1920. By the 1930s he was under contract with a major Hollywood studio. He made films for over 40 years. He established himself as a film icon and received an honorary Oscar in 1970. He died in 1986.

Search the Ellis Island database to find his arrival record online at www.libertyellisfoundation.org, or start your own family history research.
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And the Award Goes to...
Immigrant Contributions and the Film Industry

Cary Grant was born Archibald Alexander Leach in Bristol, England in 1904. He left home at 13 to perform with a comedy troupe. The troupe arrived at Ellis Island in 1920. By the 1930s he was under contract with a major Hollywood studio. He made films for over 40 years. He established himself as a film icon and received an honorary Oscar in 1970. He died in 1986.  

Search the Ellis Island database to find his arrival record online at www.libertyellisfoundation.org, or start your own family history research.

The island is being prepared for the construction of the Statue of Liberty Museum. We will be sharing images as progress is made. Learn more about the project at www.libertyellisfoundation.org. ... See MoreSee Less

The island is being prepared for the construction of the Statue of Liberty Museum. We will be sharing images as progress is made. Learn more about the project at www.libertyellisfoundation.org.

And the Award Goes to...
Immigrants Contributions and the Film Industry

Al Jolson

He was married to dancer Ruby Keller, born in Canada. Both were immigrants to the United States. If you wish to explore the database to uncover your family arrival records, visit: www.libertyellisfoundation.org
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And the Award Goes to...
Immigrants Contributions and the Film Industry

Al Jolson

He was married to dancer Ruby Keller, born in Canada.  Both were immigrants to the United States.  If you wish to explore the database to uncover your family arrival records, visit: www.libertyellisfoundation.org


Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Foundation

We're counting down to Sunday's Academy Awards! Hollywood villain Sydney Greenstreet was born in England, arriving in the United States in 1904. Greenstreet didn’t appear on the silver screen until age 62 and is still recognized for his roles in “Christmas in Connecticut,” “The Maltese Falcon” and “Casablanca.” (The Warner Bros. film won the #Oscar for Best Picture.) He performed on the stage in both England and America, working through most of the 1930s with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne at the Theatre Guild. Here is Sydney Greenstreet’s 1904 immigration manifest bit.ly/17vajUj, indicating he has sailed here with a British theatrical troupe. #Oscars2017 #OscarsWeek ... See MoreSee Less

Were counting down to Sundays Academy Awards! Hollywood villain Sydney Greenstreet was born in England, arriving in the United States in 1904. Greenstreet didn’t appear on the silver screen until age 62 and is still recognized for his roles in “Christmas in Connecticut,” “The Maltese Falcon” and “Casablanca.” (The Warner Bros. film won the #Oscar for Best Picture.) He performed on the stage in both England and America, working through most of the 1930s with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne at the Theatre Guild. Here is Sydney Greenstreet’s  1904 immigration manifest http://bit.ly/17vajUj, indicating he has sailed here with a British theatrical troupe. #Oscars2017 #OscarsWeek

As part of our Black History Month series, we're celebrating Sidney Poitier, the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Homer Smith in 1963’s “Lilies of the Field.” He was born in 1927 in Miami to Bahamian parents and grew up in the Bahamas, then a British colony. A dual-citizen of the United States and the Bahamas, Poitier was appointed to serve as ambassador of the Bahamas to Japan from 1997 to 2007. Here, Poitier and his family fly to New York from Nassau in 1956 bit.ly/1KvkJpY. What is your favorite Sidney Poitier role? #BlackHistoryMonth #Oscars2017 ... See MoreSee Less

As part of our Black History Month series, were celebrating Sidney Poitier, the first African-American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Homer Smith in 1963’s “Lilies of the Field.” He was born in 1927 in Miami to Bahamian parents and grew up in the Bahamas, then a British colony. A dual-citizen of the United States and the Bahamas, Poitier was appointed to serve as ambassador of the Bahamas to Japan from 1997 to 2007. Here, Poitier and his family fly to New York from Nassau in 1956 http://bit.ly/1KvkJpY. What is your favorite Sidney Poitier role? #BlackHistoryMonth #Oscars2017

WOW! Thank you for the incredible response so far in our 24-Hour Membership Challenge!

There’s still time to take part in the Challenge! Add your name to the 2017 Registry of Members now and stand strong for liberty: bit.ly/2lDSwoS
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WOW! Thank you for the incredible response so far in our 24-Hour Membership Challenge! 

There’s still time to take part in the Challenge! Add your name to the 2017 Registry of Members now and stand strong for liberty: http://bit.ly/2lDSwoS


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Evelyn Hill Inc. and the Statue of Liberty National Park have been working together to provide excellent services to visitors for the past 85 years. We are proud to be a part of this family and help create beautiful memories for everyone. 💚🗽🇺🇸 For more info about us visit buff.ly/2l5rAuy and buff.ly/2l5waJu ... See MoreSee Less

Evelyn Hill Inc. and the Statue of Liberty National Park have been working together to provide excellent services to visitors for the past 85 years. We are proud to be a part of this family and help create beautiful memories for everyone. 💚🗽🇺🇸 For more info about us visit buff.ly/2l5rAuy and http://buff.ly/2l5waJu

They say "A picture is worth a thousand words". What does this image represent for you? 🇺🇸🗽 Photo credits from Sam Hodgson - New York Times ... See MoreSee Less

They say A picture is worth a thousand words. What does this image represent for you? 🇺🇸🗽 Photo credits from Sam Hodgson - New York Times

There's a unique feeling you get once seeing the Statue of Liberty. 🗽 www.thestatueofliberty.com Pic from Daniel Banaszek 👍 ... See MoreSee Less

Theres a unique feeling you get once seeing the Statue of Liberty. 🗽 www.thestatueofliberty.com  Pic from Daniel Banaszek 👍

Evelyn Hill Inc. shared Statue of Liberty National Monument's photo.

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Great News to Start the Weekend! The Liberty State Park, NJ security screening tent has been cleared to resume normal operations and will re-open to the public tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 21. Ferries will resume regular schedules tomorrow morning as well #Statue Cruises. We thank you for your patience.

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