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Forgotten Gateway: Exhibit Chronicles Galveston’s Role in the Immigrant Experience

Posted on · (Above: Immigrants to the United States at a customs inspection station in Galveston.) When we think of immigrants coming to America in the 19th and 20th centuries, you usually think of Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. And it's easy to forget the role Galveston played as a port of entry to many seeking […]