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Graph of Mid-19th Century Emigration from Ireland to New York

This graph shows the number of arrivals in New York City ports from Britain and Ireland from 1841-1855. Before 1847, records did not usually distinguish between immigrants from the two countries (Ireland remained a part of the United Kingdom until gaining independence in 1921). After 1845, the first year of the Great Famine, the vast majority of the arrivals represented below came from Ireland.

Source | Kate H. Claghorn, "The Foreign Immigrant in New York City," United States Industrial Commission Reports (Washington, D.C., 1901), p. 464.
Creator | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
Item Type | Quantitative Data
Cite This document | American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, “Graph of Mid-19th Century Emigration from Ireland to New York,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed May 24, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1233.

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