JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen RE: First Class Passenger Immigrant Question #general


RSamuel324@...
 

I concur with the earlier responses, but would expand Allan Jordan's
observation to say that class and gender did count.

My pgm traveled second class with her sister in 1914, but had to spend a night
on Ellis Island because the male family friend who was to meet them was not at
the pier when their ship docked. Apparently unaccompanied young women were
not permitted to disembark in Manhattan, even if traveling second class. I do
not know what restrictions, if any, applied to unaccompanied females in first
class.

Roslyn Samuelson
Oakton, Virginia