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97 Orchard Street, New York Stories of Immigrant Life

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ISBN-10: 0887765807

ISBN-13: 9780887765803

Edition: 2001

Authors: Linda Granfield, Arlene Alda

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Imagine growing up on Orchard Street in 1916. If you were a member of the large Confino family you’d be living in 325 square feet of space. The only fresh air and natural light would come from the two windows in the front room. No heat, no water, no bathtub, no shower. Toilet in the hall. The Confinos’ apartment is only one part of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, an extraordinary facility in New York City. The Museum has restored 97 Orchard Street to provide us with an opportunity to understand the immigrant experience shared by millions who have come to North America. In text and with archival photos, Linda Granfield tells the story of four families, including the Confinos, who…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Tundra Books
Publication date: 10/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 56
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English