Immigrating from Holland

Immigrating from Holland

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  • Hi, my name is Leeny DeKadt I'm 26 years old and its the year 1895. this is my home land, Holland! We have lots of Windmills, Tulips and Farmland
  • This is Amsterdam, where I grew up. Our taxes are very high and our wages are very low. I will be immigrating to the United States to find a better job
  • I'm taking a boat to Ellis Island, I'll be meeting relatives in New York and they will help me find work. All I could take with me was a small bag of cloths
  • This Journey was long and hard because of the weather and storms at Sea. It took us 15 days to get from Holland to New York.
  • After a long and tiring journey I arrived in Ellis Island which is in the New York Harbor
  • I settled here in New York City with my aunt and uncle, we live in a apartment. It will be hard for me to find a job since I don't speak good English, my aunt and uncle will help me.
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