Traveling across the Atlantic was an arduous trip for German grandmother; immigrants were thankful to reach the land of opportunity.
Author’s maternal ancestors were already here; English immigrant probably wicked at The Lady in New York Harbor.
Cigar manufacturing a skill that grandfather brought with him to the land of opportunity.
Woman traveling with grandparents to land of opportunity took sick and was thought dead; she survived, married and raised a family.
Great-grandmother brought family to land of opportunity; grandmother grew up in an aunt’s home.
Grandpa among German immigrants to make their home in Frankenmuth.
To keep his sons out of the Prussian army, Lutheran bookbinder travels to land of opportunity and takes up farming.
Immigrants to land of opportunity included a small boy who tried to eat the banana peel on the unfamiliar treat.