Immigration station at Galveston, Tex. by United States. Congress. House

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Subjects:

  • Emigration and immigration,
  • Texas,
  • Galveston (Tex.)

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Other titlesImmigration station at Galveston, Texas
SeriesH.rp.8026
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Immigration and Naturalization
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination2 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16094198M

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Texas Seaport Museum. Located in the historic port of Galveston, the Texas Seaport Museum explores Texas' history of seaborne commerce and immigration. Texas Seaport Museum - Galveston Immigration Database. Galveston reads like a well-crafted novel that is chock-full of eccentric characters, surprising plot twists and the heavy hand of fate.

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offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas's premier cruise. before sailing on to Galveston, but later groups moving from Bohemia and Moravia to Texas before the American Civil War took the direct Bremen to Galveston route preferred by the Gennans.

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Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston, TX, M 7 rolls. 16mm. This is an alphabetical index to the names of passengers arriving at Galveston and the subports of Houston and Brownsville, Texas beginning in October Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston, TX, M 36 rolls.

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From the Port of Entry, the immigrants were taken to the train stations and placed on trains taking them to their final destinations. Galveston County TX Immigration Records. USA (1,) > Texas (54,) > Galveston County () > Galveston County Immigration Records (14). USA (1,) > Texas (54,) > Texas Immigration Records () > Galveston County Immigration Records (14).

Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Texas Immigration. For history buffs and fishing enthusiasts, Seawolf Park, on Galveston’s Pelican Island, is a former immigration station site.

It features the USS CAVALLA World War II submarine and the USS STEWART, one of only three surviving destroyer escorts, both available for tours. It’s also a popular fishing pier and will soon offer 40 RV campsites.

A New Land Beckoned, German Immigration to Texas, ' Waco, Tex.: Texian Press, Waco, Tex.: Texian Press, These records provide coverage for the period when the Republic of Texas kept no records of immigrants arriving at its ports and complements the fragmentary records for the port of Galveston maintained by the United States.

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This collection contains records of Jewish immigrants who were received by the Jewish Immigration Information Bureau (JIIB) in Galveston, Texas, from to JIIB was the branch of the Industrial Removal Office responsible for receiving immigrants in Galveston and relocating them in.

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In the thirty years before the Civil War, many European emigrants came to Texas. They were mostly Germans, Poles, Czechs, Swedes, Norwegians, and Irish. The History of Galveston, Texas, begins with the archaeological record of Native Americans who used the first European settlements on the island were constructed around The Port of Galveston was established in by the Congress of Mexico following its successful revolution from Spain.

The city served as the main port for the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution. In at last eight thousand immigrants arrived in Texas at Galveston and other ports along the Gulf.

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