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Incredible colorized photographs show the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island 100 years ago

Incredible colorized photographs show the immigrants who passed through Ellis Island 100 years ago

Business Insider - Sarah Jacobs

One amateur photographer by the name of Augustus Sherman, who served as Ellis Island's chief registry clerk sometime between 1906 and 1917, photographed a handful of immigrants who passed through. According to the New York Public Library, his subjects were most likely asked to wear their best …

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