Learn how Elijah McCoy improved the railroad with his invention of the automatic lubricating mechanism.
This led to the term “The Real McCoy” being coined, which is still used today to describe genuine articles.
This is a tribute to legal immigration.
For immigrants arriving in New York, the first sight was often the magnificent Statue of Liberty.
Named The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus in 1883. Her poem says much about this symbol of freedom.
The Statue was presented to the United States by France to commemorate the friendship of the peoples of the two countries.