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José Velez’s 3rd Grade Class Portrait, 1959

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

José Velez’s 3rd Grade Class Portrait, 1959

Check out who was in José Velez’s 3rd grade class in the Lower East Side of New York City in 1959.


Associated Family Story Article

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

The Saez Velez Family Story

Learn about the Saez Velez family, who lived in 103 Orchard Street in the 1960s-1970s.

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