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Immigration waiting area at Locust Point

Description

A waiting area for immigrants at the immigration pier in the Locust Point area of Baltimore, Maryland. Immigrants were required to wait here, as they were not allowed to leave the pier unless directly boarding a designated train. A sign on the wall behind them has "No smoking" written in three languages: English, German, and Polish.

Date

1904-06-14

Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Extent

1 negative (from group of 7)

Catalog Number

MC4733

Resource ID

2255

Notes

This collection is part of the larger Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, transferred to the Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History and Culture) in 1998.

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.