Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Immigrants

The Immigrants by Luis Sanguino, Battery Park, New York
“The Immigrants” by Luis Sanguino, 1973
Battery Place, Battery Park
New York, Spetember 2008

Dedicated to the people of all nations
Who entered America through Castle Garden
In memory of Samuel Rudin
1896-1975
Whose parents arrived in America in 1883

3 comments:

Dina said...

They look so happy to reach "the goldene Medina."

So Castle Garden was before Ellis Island? I didn't know. I wonder which one by father's grandparents came through.

cieldequimper said...

Very dramatic. I think I have a photo of this somewhere...

Changes in the wind said...

This is what true immigration was about....