Video


Halo Shampoo Ad

Primary Source

Watch a TV shampoo advertisement from the 1950’s and consider the messages.

This video is part of our Upper Elementary Unit Plan. You can view the full unit plan here.


Associated Family Story Article

Middle School: 6-8th Grade, Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

The Epstein Family Story

Learn about the Epstein family, Jewish refugees who lived in 103 Orchard Street in the 1950s.

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Associated Lesson Plan

Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

Analyze A Video Interview

Students consider what it means to be American through media seen by a 1950’s refugee family.

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The materials on this page can enrich a visit to the Museum or help you teach about immigration. If you have questions or comments, please e-mail us.

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