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Last Immigrant To Ellis Island 1954

Arne Petterson, the last alien to leave Ellis Island in the harbor in New York before the closing of the nation's busiest immigration station, waves from the ferry boat Ellis Island, Nov. 12, 1954. Petterson was paroled to an unidentified friend who will sponsor his citizenship. In the past 62 years some 20 million immigrants passed through the station. Petterson is a Norwegian seaman from Narvik. (AP Photo)

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November 12, 1954 03:00:00 AM
February 26, 2009 04:37:59 PM
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