David Laskin wrote on 01 jul 2012 in soc.genealogy.jewish:
I have been trying to find out when a relative (who held a PolishThe US did not even wanted to see departing passengers or their passports
prior to 9-11. So I doubt there was any registration.
The ship's manifests were probabliy only handed over to the local
authorities at the port of debarcation, nowadays called disembarcation.
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