Passage Tickets & Contracts - 1920s
All Passage Contracts & Tickets for the 1920s available at the GG Archives. These unique contracts represent primary source documents of the voyage of many immigrants. Our collection includes a variety of types and classes and provides an invaluable account of the cost of passage.
1921-05-21 Passage Contract - Melbourne to London
Steamship Ticket contract ticket for Third Class Passage on a voyage of the SS Euripides of the Aberdeen Line from Melbourne, Australia to London departing on 21 May 1921. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1921-05-26 Passage Contract - New York to Libau [Liepāja, Latvia] via Hamburg
Rare Outward Bound (eastward) Passenger Steamship Ticket for Third Class accommodations on the SS Mount Clinton of the United American Lines on her maiden voyage to Hamburg, Germany. Includes Brief Article on the Maiden Voyage and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1921-06-22 Passage Contract Manifest - Bremen to New York
Rare Steamship Ticket / Passenger Manifest / Passage Contract for the 22 June 1921 Voyage on board the SS Hudson of the United States Mail Steamship Company, Inc. from Bremen to New York for Yugoslavian Immigrant Theresia Floc. Includes SS Hudson Ship Information, Arrival Records, and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1921-08-18 Passage Contract - London to Melbourne
Third Class (Steerage Passengers' Contract Steamship Ticket for The Stevens Family of Four sailing on the P. & O. Line SS Commonwealth from the Port of London to Mellbourne, Australia dated 18 August 1921. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1921-09-17 Passage Contract / Manifest - Bremen to New York
Contract for third class/steerage passage on the SS George Washington by a German Immigrant on 17 September 1921, sailing from Bremen to New York. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1922-10-10 Prepaid Passage Purchaser's Receipt - Bremen to Chicago via New York
Prepaid Steamship Ticket and Contract for Polish Immigrant from Bremen to Chicago IL on the United States Lines. Ticket included Train to Chicago and Transatlantic Ocean Fare in the Cabin Class. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1923-01-27 Prepaid Certificate - Hamburg to St. Louis via New York
Very rare prepaid certificate for a second class Steamship Ticket on the RMS Reliance of RMSP. The passage for the 18 year old German immigrant girl was paid for by a relative. Includes Record of Passenger Arrival and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1923-12-11 Prepaid Purchaser's Receipt - Antwerp to New York
Prepaid Steamship Ticket for Janina Kozlowsk, a 13 Year-Old Polish Immigrant girl traveling from Antwerp to New York on the SS Zeeland who arrived in New York on 10 November 1923. Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1925-05-16 Embarkation Coupon - New York to Oslo
Scandinavian-American Line Third Class Embarkation Coupon for Passage on the SS United States, Departing from New York for Oslo Dated 16 May 1925. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1925-08-15 Passage Contract Manifest - Bremen (Bremerhaven) to New York
Steamship Ticket Manifest - Tourist Cabin, SS Bremen, 15 August 1925 for Rosa Brise, age 50, a Citizen of the United States. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
1927-09-16 Beförderungsvertrag - Hamburg nach New York
Deutscher Vertrag über das Dampfflugzeug der dritten Klasse an Bord der SS New York der Hamburg-Amerika-Linie im Jahr 1927. Die Unterschrift des Passagiers ist schwer zu lesen. Enthält erweitertes Ankunftsprotokoll.
1927-09-16 Passage Contract - Hamburg to New York
Steamship Ticket and Contract for Emma Muessigbrodt, a 37 year-old German woman traveling from Hamburg to New York on the Hamburg America Line. Includes Expanded Arrival Record.
1928-09-18 Passage Contract (Quota) - Naples to New York
Italian Immigrant was one of the 4,000 Quota immigrants from Italy in 1928 under the Immigration Act of 1924. The contract is stamped "Quota" in large letters. Second Class passage contract from Naples to New York on the SS Roma of the Navigazione Generale Italiana Line.
1928-10-03 Passage Contract - Bremen to New York
Third Class Steamship Ticket for a German national for a transatlantic voyage from Bremen, Germany to New York on 3 October 1928. The contract was written in both German and English. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.
Additional Payment Receipts - Cobh to New York - 1928
Immigrants already in America would often pay for other family members to come to the United States. Two receipts for payments to the United States Lines were made for the Downing Family of Cobh (Queenstown) to travel to New York. Payments made in March and April 1928 totaled $180.00. Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.