Replica of the waiting hall for the U.S. immigration on Ellis Island - New York around 1900. The questionnaire on the table of the immigration officer at Ellis Island around 1900, contains almost the same question as still today asked by U.S.immigration
Wikipedia: "The German Emigration Center (German: Deutsches Auswandererhaus) is a museum located in Bremerhaven, Germany dedicated to the history of German emigration, especially to the United States. Visitors can experience the process of a historical emigration. The museum also provides access to databanks with immigration records.
The museum opened on August 8, 2005.
Wikipedia "Bremerhaven is the seaport of the free city and federal state of Bremen, Germany. It forms an enclave in the state of Lower Saxony and is located at the mouth of the River Weser on its eastern bank, opposite the town of Nordenham. Though a relatively new city, it has a long history as a trade port and today is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany's trade."