Notes from the Tenement

The Tenement Museum tells the uniquely American stories of immigrants, migrants, and refugees in the ongoing creation of our nation. Follow our blog for stories past and present, behind-the-scenes access to the Museum, and more!

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New Season, New Ideas, New Tenement Talks!

What do Opium Wars and Supreme Court decisions have in common with Emily Dickinson’s...

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Summer Share: New York and New Jersey Meet on the Shore

Is this term "Benny" familiar to you? Does it make you roll your eyes and sigh heavily,...

Blog Archive, Immigration History | Oct 12, 2010

Questions for Curatorial: Sending Money Home