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From Poland to America via HAPAG in the 1890s


MaxwellStDog 2 | 7    
13 Feb 2018  #1

Does anyone know what the process was for a person to emigrate from the German or Russian side of Poland, pre-wwI, through Hamburg, to America?

Did they have to apply for permission first? From Whom?

Were there age limits for unmarried women (or an age limit for a woman married at the age of 16 or 17?)

How far in advance did they have to book the ticket / Contract?

Were their booking agents in larger towns in the country?

Were rail systems efficient enough then to be able to plan a trip to the port with any reasonable expectation of when you would arrive?

I am interested in the process that was involved.

thanks.




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