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Early in the twentieth century they came to the United States by the untold thousands, immigrants seeking a better way of life. Most of these people were hard working but poor, and had hopes of a better life for their families in the new world.

Here is a small collection of photographs of these immigrants from the camera of Joseph Krause. They were taken on the return voyage during one of his trips to Europe to visit his family before World War One. The expressions on the faces of these people run the gamut of human emotion, from joy to terror.
 

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