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  • Read letters from a survivor of the shipwrecked emigrant ship Netherby, which ran aground off King Island on her way to Brisbane
  • Listen to oral histories from ex-residents of 97 Orchard Street, a tenement building on the Lower East Side, New York
  • Use the Migration Map to explore immigration and emigration to the United States, New Zealand, Canada and Australia over time
  • Discover ships' logs, letters, journals, diaries and government documents
  • View galleries of watercolours, prints, objects and ship plans illustrating the migration story

Mainly 1800-1924, plus some 17th, 18th and mid-20th century material.

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Access Migration to New Worlds: The Century of Immigration (Module I)