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November 13, 2019

On This Day in 1954
On this day in 1954, Ellis Island closed as an immigration entry point. After 1924 the famous island in Jersey City instead served as a detention and deportation center until 1954. Albert Einstein was among the millions of immigrants that were processed prior to the 1954 closure. After World War 2, Germans soldiers were imprisoned there as well as those on the left deemed hostile during the McCarthy period. Today Ellis Island houses an immigration museum. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island were closed after damage by Hurricane Sandy. The storm hit a day after the Statue of Liberty reopened. It had just completed a year-long renovation.
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Results of ARM's Triple Crown Drawing
Updated On: Feb 04, 2010

Winners of the Triple Crown Drawing held at the December 6 local membership meeting in Baltimore are:

1st Prize ($300): Howard Johnson (pictured)

2nd Prize ($200): Ron Snyder

3rd Prize ($100): Arthur Jefferson

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to everyone for their support!

 

 


 
 
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