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Why are there so many old newspapers in our historic tenement building?
As we’ve been sharing on social media old newspapers recently found under the floors during our ongoing preservation of 97 Orchard Street, we’ve been getting a lot of questions – mostly “What?” and “Why?” Check out our Collections Manager with an answer!
More “Stuff” to Discover!
Discover how the Tenement Museum brings the stories of our tenement families to life through the objects in our collections: everyday items that were either left behind in the buildings, heirlooms donated by the families of former residents, relayed to us through oral histories, or purchased in order to accurately recreate a space in our interactive digital exhibit, In Praise of Stuff: The Tenement Museum’s Collections!