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Restoration and development of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation.

Restoration and development of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

oversight hearings before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, first and second sessions ... hearings held in Washington, DC, June 27, 1985 and April 22, 1986.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.),
  • Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .I537 1985a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 478 p. :
    Number of Pages478
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2495607M
    LC Control Number87602777

    The Pre-Ellis galleries were opened in October and after the completion of repairs due to damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Post-Ellis galleries will complete the Center in Spring Briganti’s impact on public history has not been confined to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty.   After the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center (about 1 mile northeast of the statue), Liberty Island was closed for days, Liberty’s pedestal was shut until and Liberty.

    For more information about Ellis Island contact the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (SOLEIF), or call the National Parks and Services at () More information on the history and restoration of the Statue of Liberty.   National Park Service staff completing artifact survey at Ellis Island. National Park Service, Statue of Liberty NM. Although at present less than one percent of the museum collection is on exhibit at both islands, the Park's collection serves as a primary source of information for research on the history of immigration in the United States.

    restoration of the Statue, $27 million for Liberty Island improvements, and $ million for restoration of the Main Building and power station on Ellis Island. With a $22 million construction contingency included, total restoration costs amount to $ million, or about three-fourths of the budget. Beacons of Hope is the Sixteenth Annual Limited Edition Statue of Liberty Collectible commissioned by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. This year’s ornament is handcrafted and manufactured in Rhode Island. The three-dimensional ornament features the Statue of Liberty watching over New York Harbor with the historic Ellis Island French Renaissance Main .


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Restoration and development of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on National Parks and Recreation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The Statue of Liberty— Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. Get Tickets (0) Statue of Liberty. Little Book of Jewish Appetizers $ My New York: Color, Draw, Explore $ Remember the Journey Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

Tools for learning more about the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Your Family Heritage Tips, Tutorials & Recommendations Through its mission, The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation is committed to fostering knowledge and interest in the history of these two great American monuments.

To get to Ellis Island visitors must take a ferry from either Battery Park in Manhattan or Liberty State Park in New Jersey. Visitors should know Statue Cruises is the only authorized concessionaire permitted to sell tickets and provide ferry access to Liberty and Ellis Islands. The above is excerpted and adapted from Who Do You Think You Are?, companion book to the television series of the same name, by Megan Smolenyak.

Donate Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty need your support. A centennial conservation-restoration of the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) occurred between and The Statue of Liberty, by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, is a colossal artwork on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, and is a part of the Statue of Liberty National of the restoration effort was based on unprecedented restorative methods.

The Statue of Liberty: The Monumental Dream $ Published by Rizzoli New York in conjunction with the opening of the Statue of Liberty Museum in Maythis illustrated book follows the story of the Statue of Liberty as told in the new museum-from its conception and creation to its restoration in to Lady Liberty?s place as a shining icon to the world.

Ellis Island is a historical site that opened in as an immigration station, a purpose it served for more than 60 years until it closed in Located at. The American Immigrant Wall of Honor is located at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.

Overlooking the Manhattan skyline, the Wall is situated just outside the Great Hall. If you’re arranging a trip to Ellis, look up your family’s name and panel number before your visit, and. Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station.

From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law. Today, it is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, accessible to the public only by ferry.

Ellis Island served as a portal for immigrants seeking entrance to the United States from and This tiny island located in New York Harbor sits adjacent to the Statue of Liberty and the New Jersey coast.

Initially, Ellis Island covered acres, but over time, it was expanded to encompass acres of land, some of which came from soil excavated during the construction of New York.

Save Ellis Island is the National Park Service partner for the restoration and preservation of the 29 unrestored buildings on Ellis Island’s south side. Save Ellis Island, its partners and members work together for the preservation of our nation’s historical and cultural heritage for this and future generations.

Foundation Funding. Infour years before the Statue's centennial anniversary, President Ronald Reagan appointed Lee Iacocca, the Chairman of Chrysler Corporation, to head the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation. With the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island as a spectacular backdrop, Liberty State Park is one of the state's most dramatic parks.

The historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal (CRRNJ), a grand setting for much of New Jersey's transportation history in the northeast, sits prominently at the north end of the park. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation puts the statue’s current height at feet, 6 inches from the base of the pedestal to the tip of the torch.

It weighs tons. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization established in to raise funds for and oversee the historic restoration and preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. For more than 35 years the Foundation has collaborated with the U.S.

Department of the Interior/National Park Service in what has. In conjunction with the centennial restoration of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, under the administrations of Presidents General Sarah M.

King, Ann D. Fleck, and Marie H. Yochim, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution raised $, that was donated for the restoration of these symbols of freedom.

The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation was founded in to organize the restoration and preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Call or email them. The mission of Save Ellis Island is to raise the funds necessary to restore and beneficially re-use thirty unrestored buildings on Ellis Island.

Donate. Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty need your support. Donate now to help preserve the islands for future generations. Following restoration in the s, this building reopened as the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, a symbol of this nation’s immigrant heritage.

The museum exhibits chronicle Ellis Island’s role in immigration history, and view it in the context of its time and the still broader context of four centuries of immigration to America. The book follows the story as told in the new Museum--from its conception and creation to its restoration in to Lady Liberty's place as a shining icon to the world.

About The Author. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation (SOLEIF) was.The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Foundation InLee Iacocca was already a household name, a businessman who had proven himself as an entrepreneur before becoming a cultural icon.

It was this spirit that President Ronald Reagan tapped to lead the newly-established Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial Commission and Foundation.The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation hosts a press preview of the new Statue of Liberty Museum site under construction on Liberty Island.

and author of the book The Statue of Liberty.