Portal:Featured Image Of The Week

From Asylum Projects
Revision as of 02:55, 25 May 2015 by M-Explorer (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

Featured Image Of The Week

In the nineteenth century, the United States had suffered three devastating cholera outbreaks, with each originating abroad. As Ellis Island being the port of entry, it's two story wooden dispensary was not equipped to handle such threats. For the next decade the issue of how to protect the health of the nation and the immigrants loomed over Ellis. The problem would only intensify when the wooden infirmary caught fire and burned to the ground in 1897.