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Original Image photographed in 1988 on color transparency film.<br />
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The Abandoned Contagious Disease Ward at Ellis Island, Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York Harbor - Upper New York Bay, New York City, New York State, USA.<br />
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A 1988 Supreme Court ruling found that most of Ellis Island is actually located within the boundaries of Jersey City, New Jersey.  The entire Island is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. federal government.