|Summary:||Age Range: All (All grades; children with parental supervision). Step back in time and explore a historical New York’s Lower East Side tenement and discover life living in the 97 Orchard Street tenement during the 1800s and 1900s.|
|Description:||When arriving at the site, scroll down to read about the "people, objects, and traditions that shaped the fabric of everyday life in New York City tenements." Some of the articles include:
When you are done exploring, select the “Learn” tab from the top menu to find lesson plans, teacher resources, and more.
When you have finished visiting this website, hop on over to New York’s PBS station Thirteen Lower East Side Tenement Museum website for more insight into what the tenement on 97 Orchard Street might have looked like in 1870 and 1915 as well as learn some interesting history about some of the tenants. When arriving at the link, select from the following:
These websites provide an excellent opportunity to learn about immigration and tenement life in New York’s Lower East Side.
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