Tenement Museum


Subject:
Emigration & Immigration , U.S. History By Place , New York (City) , Specific Regions

Description:
Website for this New York City Museum "that tells the stories of immigrants who lived in 97 Orchard Street, a tenement built in 1863 on Manhattan's Lower East Side." The "History" section includes a list of the thousands of residents of lived in the building over the years and describes changes in building toilets, light, water, and heating. Also includes a virtual tour, 1916 immigration simulation game, and lesson plans.

Publisher:
Tenement Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.tenement.org/


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