Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ellis Island

  • Howard A. Knox and intelligence testing on Ellis Island

    Carine Tabak Kansas City, Kansas, United States   Interview during the mental examination of an immigrant on Ellis Island, conducted by two PHS officers and an interpreter. US National Library of Medicine Digital Collections.  Between 1892 to 1924, twelve million men, women, and children entered the United States through the Ellis Island Immigration Center, making…