Amazing 1906 film of immigrants has survived! This is the way many immigrants arrived on Ellis Island in 1906 filled with hope and courage in their new land.
You may recognize the song as the graduation song but the title was originally Land Of Hope And Glory and is sung by Clara Butt in 1910 in this recording.
Aerial view of Ellis Island with New York City World Trade Center in the background taken in July 2001 by photographer Carolyn Highsmith (Library of Congress)
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