Re: 1870 Ship steerage display
- Thank you so much for this! I can't imagine what hardships our ancestors experienced. Pictures like this help. Thank you!
--- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@yahoogroups.com, "Ron" <amiak27@...> wrote:
> The section on shipping includes a display on immigration, and as most of you know many of our ancestors exited Europe through German ports between 1880 and 1914. With the cooperation of the German ship lines they have displays of a first class cabins as well as a third class or steerage class display representing the conditions on a sailing ship. I took a few photos that I will post in the FILES FOLDER "1870 ship emigrant display"