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Title: The Ghosts of Ellis Island: A project by JR with drawings by Art Spiegelman
Authors: JR, Art Spiegelman
Publisher: Damiani
Year: 2015
ISBN: 9788862083959
Language: English

Description:
The Ghosts of Ellis Island is the book recounts The Unframed Ellis Island project which was about bringing alive the memory of Ellis Island, the entry point to America for millions of immigrants. it is an ongoing project by JR, who uses images by famous or anonymous photographers and archival images.
On the south side of the island, the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital has been abandoned since 1954. JR revisited the archives of Ellis Island and created many installations in these buildings so full in stories. Art Spiegelman collaborates with JR on this book, illustrating on photographs, visiting notable stories of immigrants that came through Ellis Island.

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