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Ellis Island : Echoes from a Nation's Past / Essays by Norman Kotker . [Et Al. ] ; Edited by Susan Jonas

Jonas, Susan, Ed.

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ISBN 10: 0893813966 / ISBN 13: 9780893813963
Published by New York, N. Y. : Aperture Foundation : Distributed To The General Book Trade By Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1989
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 149 pages; Description: 149 p. : ill. (some col. ) ; 31 cm. Subjects: Ellis Island Immigration Station (N. Y. And N. J. ) --History. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 85238

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Title: Ellis Island : Echoes from a Nation's Past /...

Publisher: New York, N. Y. : Aperture Foundation : Distributed To The General Book Trade By Farrar, Straus And Giroux

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Photographs, letters, and essays record the rise, decline, and restoration of Ellis Island

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Shirley C. Burden was a longtime supporter of the Museum of Modern Art, the Tokyo Museum, and other galleries and museums throughout the world. Photographer and author of God Is My Life (1960), I Wonder Why ... (1963), Behold Thy Mother (1965), Presence (1981), Chairs (1985), and The Many Faces of Mary (1989), Mr. Burden also taught photography at the Art Center College in Pasadena, California, from 1978 to 1987.

Charles Hagen is a photographer and writer. He has written on photography for the New York Times, Artforum, ARTnews, Camera Arts, and the Village Voice, and was formerly editor of the publications Afterimage and Aperture.

Paul Kinney was Museum Curator at the Statue of Liberty National Monument from 1980 to 1986. He has also served as Director of Development for the Staten Island Historical Society at the Richmondtown Restoration, Staten Island, New York.

Norman Kotker is the author of four novels: Billy in Love (1996), Learning About God (1988), Miss Rhode Island (1978), and Herzl the King (1972). He is also the author of numerous histories, among them, New England Past (1980), Massachusetts: A Pictorial History (1976), and The Earthly Jerusalem (1969). From 1960 to 1969 he was editor of Horizon Books for the American Heritage Publishing Company.

Robert Twombly teaches architectural history at The City College of New York and is the co-author of the book Toward an American Utopia: Social Thought, Iconography, and the Drawings of Louis Sullivan. He has also written Power and Style: A Critique of Twentieth-Century Architecture in the United States (1995), Louis Sullivan: The Public Papers (1988), Louis Sullivan: His Life and Work (1986), and Frank Lloyd Wright: His Life and His Architecture (1979).

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