Passage Tickets & Contracts - 1930s

All Passage Contracts & Tickets for the 1930s 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.

1930-10-25 Voyage Contract - Naples to New York

Economical Second Class Ticket from Naples, Italy to New York Berth Cabin 776, berth 3 on the SS Conte Biancamano sailing from Naples on 25 October 1930 for passenger Salvatore Milluzzo.

Includes Record of Arrival at Ellis Island and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1930-10-25 Voyage Contract - Naples to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 25 October 1930
  • Steamship Line: Lloyd Sabaudo
  • Steamship: SS Conte Biancamano
  • Route: Naples to New York
  • Ticket Type: Voyage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Second Class
  • Name on Contract: Salvatore Milluzzo
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Italian
  • Contract Terms: Translated from Italian
  • Cost of Ticket: $638.75 / $9,900.00 USD in 2020

Navigazione Generale Italiana Third Class Passage Ticket for Passage on the SS Duilio, Departing from Genova for Buenos Aires

Passage Ticket for a voyage on the SS Duilio of the NGI (Navigazione Generale Italiana) in third class from Genova to Buenos Aires dated 14 February 1931. Voyage ports of call included Villafranca, Barcelona, Rio Janeiro, and Santos Montevideo.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1931-02-14 Passage Contract - Genova to Buenos Aires via 4 Ports of Call

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 14 February 1931 / 17 February 1931
  • Steamship Line: Navigazione Generale Italiana
  • Steamship: SS Duilio
  • Route: Genova to Buenos Aires via Villafranca, Barcelona, Rio Janeiro, and Santos Montevideo
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Illegible -- 25 year old Italian and 3 year old child
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Italian
  • Contract Terms: Partial translation of Italian
  • Cost of Ticket: $129.42 / $2,200.00 USD in 2020

Receipt from Intercollegiate Travel Bureau, 1932

Steamship Ticket Receipt that itemized a round-trip voyage to Europe for Mr. and Mrs. David S. Kane via the SS Hamburg and SS Deutschland of the Hamburg America Line in 1932.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1932-04-11 Round-Trip Voyage Receipt - New York to Southampton

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 11 April 1932 / 23 June 1932 (E) 14 July 1932 (W)
  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line
  • Steamship: SS Hamburg (Eastbound) and SS Deutschland (Westbound)
  • Route: New York to Southampton and Hamburg to New York
  • Ticket Type: Round-Trip Voyage Receipt
  • Voyage Class: Tourist
  • Name on Contract: Mr. and Mrs. David S. Kane
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $170.75 / $3,240.00 USD in 2020

Steamship Ticket - Tourist Cabin - United States Lines SS Leviathan, 1932

Steamship Ticket - United States Lines, Tourist Cabin Contract Ticket, Dutch Woman, Rotterdam (Cherbourg) to New York aboard the SS Leviathan.

Includes Ellis Island Arriving Passenger Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1932-09-10 Passage Contract - Rotterdam to New York via Cherbourg

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 10 September 1932
  • Steamship Line: United States Lines
  • Steamship: SS Leviathan
  • Route: Rotterdam to New York via Cherbourg
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Miss Joan MARECHAL
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Dutch
  • Contract Terms: Not Stated
  • Cost of Ticket: $102 / $1,930.00 USD in 2020

Hamburg America Line Receipt For $50 Part-Payment for Cabin Class Passage on the SS St Louis

Receipt for partial payment for a party of four for passage from New York to Hamburg on the SS St. Louis of the Hamburg America Line dated 28 April 1933. Fare for Each Adult was $143.00 Plus Tax for a cabin class berth.

includes Hamburg Passenger Lists and Incoming Passenger Lists, UK and Ireland for William Steffen and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1933-04-28 Receipt for Part-Payment - New York to Hamburg

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 28 April 1933 / 20 May 1933
  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line
  • Steamship: SS St Louis
  • Route: New York to Hamburg
  • Ticket Type: Receipt for Part-Payment
  • Voyage Class: Cabin Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. John Sidebotham, Mr. W. S. Steffen, Mrs. Steffen & Child
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $500.50 / $9,990.00 USD in 2020

Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Passage Contract for Passage on the SS Werra, Departing from Havana to Galveston Dated 30 May 1933.

Passage Contract for Passage for Mr. Frauk L. Pfeuffer on the SS Werra of Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen, Departing from Havana for Galveston Dated 30 May 1933.

Passage Contract - SS Werra - 30 May 1933

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 30 May 1933
  • Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen
  • Steamship: SS Werra
  • Route: Havana to Galveston
  • Ticket Type: Contract for Passage
  • Voyage Class: Unknown
  • Name on Contract: Mr. Frauk L. Pfeuffer
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Not Translated / Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Front Side, Hamburg America Line Purchaser's Receipt and Contract for Prepaid Ticket and Passage

Tourist Class Passage for Three Family Members living in Berlin prepaid by another family member living in Maryland for a voyage from Hamburg to New York, departing 5 June 1933 on the Hamburg America Line steamship Deutschland.

Includes Expanded Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists, New York/Ellis Island Records and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1933-06-05 Purchaser's Receipt and Contract - Hamburg to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 5 June 1933 / 20 July 1933
  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line
  • Steamship: SS Deutschland
  • Route: Hamburg to New York
  • Ticket Type: Purchaser's Receipt and Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Minna Lademacher; Miss Elizabeth Lademacher – Age 20; and Gertraud Lademacher – Age 14
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): German
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $358.50 / $7,160.00 USD in 2020

Front Cover, Italian Line First Class Ticket for Passage on the SS Saturnia, Departing from New York to Trieste Dated 3 November 1934.

First Class Ticket for Passage on the SS Saturnia of the Italia Flotte Riunite Line, Departing from New York to Trieste on 3 November 1934.

Includes Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value computations.

1934-11-03 Passenger's Receipt - New York to Trieste

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 31 October 1934 / 3 November 1934
  • Steamship Line: Italia Flotte Riunite
  • Steamship: SS Saturnia
  • Route: New York to Trieste
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt
  • Voyage Class: First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Marie J. Ratte
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $234.00 / $4,520.00 USD in 2020

Tourist Class Contract, Norddeutshcer Lloyd, SS Stuttgart - 1935

Tourist Class Steamship Ticket Contract on the SS Stuttgart of the North German Lloyd Steamship Company for a westbound voyage from Boulogne-sur-Mer to New York on 6 September 1935 for Mr. H. A. Hawgood. The ticket was purchased in Paris, France.

1935-09-04 Passage Contract - Boulogne-sur-Mer to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 4 September 1935 / 6 September 1935
  • Steamship Line: North German Lloyd
  • Steamship: SS Stuttgart
  • Route: Boulogne-sur-Mer to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. H. A. Hawgood
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Italia Contratto per Biglietto di Classe Turistica 1935

Steamship Ticket Contract for Tourist Class Passage on the Italia SS Rex 1935 for a Dr. Charles Bartolomew Lombardo from Naples to New York.

1935-10-23 Passage Contract - Naples to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 23 October 1935 / 6 November 1935
  • Steamship Line: Italia
  • Steamship: SS Rex
  • Route: Naples to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: Dr. Charles Lombardo Bartholomew
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Italian Transcription
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Hamburg America Line Receipt for Part-Payment for Third Class Passage on the SS New York

Receipt for partial payment for third class passage on the SS New York - Eastbound and the SS Bremen - Westbound for a round-trip voyages between New York and Bremen on the Hamburg America Line.

1936-02-22 Receipt for Part-Payment - New York to Bremen

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 22 February 1936 / 28 May 1936
  • Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line
  • Steamship: SS New York - Eastbound and the SS Bremen - Westbound
  • Route: New York to Bremen
  • Ticket Type: Receipt for Part-Payment
  • Voyage Class: Third Class
  • Name on Contract: Mr. Otto JOSH
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: Not Stated

Lloyd Triestino Tourist Class Passage Ticket for a Voyage on the SS Galilea, Departing from Trieste for Haifa Dated 11 September 1936.

Tourist Class Passage Ticket for a voyage from Trieste to Haifa on the SS Galilea of Lloyd Triestino dated 11 September 1936 for one adult male, assigned cabin no. 399 for this trip across the Mediterranean Sea.

Includes Coversion of Italian Lira to USD in 1936 and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1936-09-11 Passage Certificate - Trieste to Haifa

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 11 September 1936
  • Steamship Line: Lloyd Triestino
  • Steamship: SS Galilea
  • Route: Trieste for Haifa
  • Ticket Type: Passage Certificate
  • Voyage Class: Tourist Class
  • Name on Contract: M. Freimann
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): Unknown
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: 320 Lira / $441.00 USD in 2020

Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations, American Export Lines Contract for Passage on the SS Excambion, Departing from New York to Naples Dated 18 January 1938.

Passenger's Receipt and Contract for passage on the SS Excambion of the American Export Lines for a voyage departing from New York to Naples on 18 January 1938 for an American adult woman.

Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1938-01-18 Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations - New York to Naples

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 6 January 1938 / 18 January 1938
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Excambion
  • Route: New York to Naples
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. F. Garner Bishop
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $169.00 / $3,100.00 USD in 2020

Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations, American Export Lines Contract for Passage on the SS Excalibur, Departing from Genoa to New York Dated 18 March 1938.

Passenger's Receipt and Contract for passage on the SS Excalibur of the American Export Lines for a voyage departing from Genoa to New York on 18 March 1938 for an American adult woman.

Includes Arrival Record and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1938-03-18 Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations - Genoa to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 18 March 1938
  • Steamship Line: American Export Lines
  • Steamship: SS Excalibur
  • Route: Genoa to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passenger's Receipt Forward Reservations
  • Voyage Class: One Class Accommodations Only — First Class
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. F. Gardner Bishop
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $164.00 / $3,010.00 USD in 2020

Third Class Passage Contract Ticket - SS Normandie - 1939-09-06

Passage Ticket for the Compagnie Général Transatlantique, Ltd., - The French Line, Southampton to New York, departing 6 September 1939, issued to Mrs. Agnes de Linia (or de Lina).

Includes Arriving Passenger Record, New York, Coversion from Dutch Guilder to USD in 1939 and Relative Cost of Passage Ticket in Today's Currency Value calculations.

1939-09-06 Passage Contract - Rotterdam to New York

  • Date of Purchase / Voyage: 6 September 1939
  • Steamship Line: CGT French Line
  • Steamship: SS Brittania / SS Normandie
  • Route: Rotterdam to Southampton / Southampton to New York
  • Ticket Type: Passage Contract
  • Voyage Class: Cabin
  • Name on Contract: Mrs. Agnes de Lina
  • Etnicity of Passenger(s): American
  • Contract Terms: Transcribed
  • Cost of Ticket: $114.93 / $2,140.00 USD in 2020

 

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