Ellis Island Examination

The Stairs

About the Exam.

The immigration check-up started on the staircase, doctors would be on the 2nd floor watching all the people as they got examined. The doctors looked for people that had a hard time walking or breathing or also showed signs of any other kinds of issues. The immigrants had to walk up the stairs to get to the Registry Room. There were doctors called Officials which their job was to check for any eye disease.

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