The New York Gateway: Immigration, Emigration and Migration

Jane Wilcox
Dec 8, 2016
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Introduction
3m 52s
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Geography
7m 46s
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Pushes to Migrate
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Pulls to Migrate
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Ethnic /Religious Groups
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Travel and Transportation
1m 36s
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Indian Trails
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New York Harbor
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Roads
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Stage Routes
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Turnpikes
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Steamboats
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Canal System
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Railroads
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Great Lakes
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New York Harbor
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Castle Garden
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Ellis Island
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Modern Times
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Resources
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Conclusion
2m 30s

About this webinar

The New York Gateway: Immigration, Emigration and Migration Records Alternates: New York has been the heart of U.S. immigration since the 1600s. Discover the origins of key immigrant and emigrant groups and settlers and where they went. Learn the New York migration routes and transportation modes that your New York ancestors may have taken. Putting your ancestors in the context of their times is key for researching them. Some research resources and ideas are featured. 

About the speaker

About the speaker

Jane E. Wilcox is a contributing editor of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Record and serves on the New York State Archives Advisory Committee. She speaks at national genealogy conferences and institutes and hosts The Forget-
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