Show Notes: The Tenement Museum, Part 1

Tracy Wilson

Tour group leader and educator Laureen Fredella teaches immigrant history to a group of visiting Israeli teens at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum on April 9, 2013 in New York City. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images

While I was out of the office a couple of weeks ago, Holly conducted a wonderful interview with Dr. Annie Polland of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. This museum tells a number of stories: of the tenement at 97 Orchard Street in New York City, of families who lived there, and of immigration in the United States and how it has changed neighborhoods and cultures.

We're airing the interview in two parts, and today's installment is about the building at 97 Orchard, who lived there and how it eventually closed to tenants.

Holly has some listener mail from Andrew, who writes about Katie Sandwina.

For more knowledge: How Immigration Works

Episode link: Immigration History: Lower East Side Tenement Museum Part 1

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