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Today in Labor History

Nov. 12, 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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Election 2010: Endorsements
Updated On: Oct 19, 2010

 Teamsters Local Union 992
Maryland Election Endorsements
November 2, 2010

 

Governor
Martin O'Malley

Lt. Governor
Anthony G. Brown

Attorney General
Douglas F. Gansler

U.S. Senator
Barbara A. Mikulski

 

Representatives in Congress:

District 1
Frank M. Karatovil, Jr.

District 2
 C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger 

District 3
John Sarbanes

District 4
Donna Edwards

District 5
Steny H. Hoyer

District 6
Andrew Duck

District 7
Elijah Cummings

District 8
Chris Van Hollen

 


 
 
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