Joseff Bistany Immigration Record

Title

Joseff Bistany Immigration Record

Description

This immigration record was produced at Ellis Island on October 30, 1912, sent to Bernard M. Sheriden, Superintendant of Schools in Lawrence, MA, and signed by Acting Commissioner Byron Hall. It certifies Joseff Bostani's [Bestany] arrival in the United States on October 15, 1912. It provides other information including his age, 16, and destination, Lawrence, Massachusetts to join his uncle. It also specififies his occupation as laborer and indicates that he was able to read and write. It includes that he traveled on the S.S. San Giorgio on the Sicula American line, listed on Manifest No. 22-10.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Contributor

Rights

Donor retains full ownership of any and all copyright currently controlled in agreement with Khayrallah Center. Nonexclusive right to authorize all uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA).

Format

Text/jpg

Language

Type

Text

Identifier

LPL_BRR_BistanyJoseff001_wm

Coverage

Ellis Island, New York

Files

https://drive.google.com/uc

Citation

United States Department of Commerce and Labor and Immigration Service, “Joseff Bistany Immigration Record,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed November 29, 2020, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/23564.