As part of her exhibition Islam In Lithuania, photographer Neringa Rekasiute focuses on Tatar women from the small Baltic country, who she says inspire her with their ability to keep their traditions alive in modern Lithuanian society.
Thursday 26 November 2015
For millions of immigrants, Ellis Island was the gateway to the United States -- the country's busiest reception and processing center from 1892 to 1954. These historical photographs capture the variety of cultures among those immigrants -- they were taken by Augustus Frederick Sherman, who worked there as a clerk. They were not taken for official purposes. Sherman was simply fascinated by the people he was meeting on a daily basis.