The following resources will have accurate and helpful information for your immigration project.

Books Available At BHS  (Can only search while on school computers)

Click on the above link to be taken to the library catalog. Type “immigration” into the provided search bar.

Databases (password required-available at BHS Library)

Gale Databases

US History Collection

US History in Context

These databases have a wealth of information on your topic.  You can either browse by the “ERA” tab, or search your topic with the search bar in the upper left-hand corner.

Gale Databases

Academic OneFile

Still can’t find anything?  This comprehensive collection of journal articles will have something on your topic.


ImmigrationLibrary of Congress

An excellent website giving background on many of the historical waves of immigration.

Ellis Island FoundationStatue of Liberty

The Ellis Island/Statue of Liberty Foundation’s website contains an interesting collection of photos and personal family accounts of the Ellis Island experience

Compiled by librarians, this index has good, factual information that you can use for projects.