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What's New?

  • null Flexoline Index Database
    This series contains selected information on noncitizens living in the U.S. during World War II who registered under the Alien Registration Act of 1940. This version consists of 8.2 million records for about 5.6 million individuals born over 100 years ago. The records include information such as name, Alien Number, birth date, country of birth, and where the individual registered. The records serve as an index to the Alien Registration Forms.
  • Picture: ?Photograph of Immigrants Landing at Ellis Island.? NAID: 595034 Ship Passenger Records
    This series is an updated set of passenger list records from the Castle Garden Immigration Center. It includes 5 million new passenger list records for a total of 11 million passenger records. Most of the records are for European passengers who arrived at selected East Coast ports in America between 1820 and 1912. These records replace the various American Passenger Data Files from the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research.

AAD Highlights

Irving Berlin
composed "God Bless America" and immigrated to America from Russia with his family when he was 5 years old. See his passenger record.

Apollo-Soyuz Test Project
was a joint U.S.-Soviet space flight in July 1975. See a record relating to the success of the project in the Central Foreign Policy Files.

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