This photo shows a mother and child, 1918 refugees from the Czech province of Bohemia. The historic photo hangs on the wall in the immigrant processing building at Ellis Island in New York Harbor, where millions of immigrants landed when coming to the United States.
This photo shows a mother and child, 1918 refugees from the Czech province of Bohemia. The historic photo hangs on the wall in the immigrant processing building at Ellis Island in New York Harbor, where millions of immigrants landed when coming to the United States. Courtesy photo
This photo shows a mother and child, 1918 refugees from the Czech province of Bohemia. The historic photo hangs on the wall in the immigrant processing building at Ellis Island in New York Harbor, where millions of immigrants landed when coming to the United States. Courtesy photo

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