Kastoria Postcard c. 1900

Bird's eye view of Kastoria, Greece in the 1900s - a sprawling coastal town full of trees and red-tile rooftops under a clear blue sky

Kastoria Postcard c. 1900

This postcard shows us the city of Kastoria, Greece, the hometown of the Confino family who immigrated to New York in 1913.

Associated Family Story Article

Associated Virtual Field Trip

1916 Meet Victoria  | Meet Victoria is a costumed interpretation program.  Students will be transported back in time to 1916 to interact with an actor playing Victoria Confino, an actual 14-year-old girl who immigrated to the United States through Ellis Island in 1913.  Victoria will show students her home and daily life, tell stories about her life experiences, and share how her family keeps their culture alive through food, language, holiday celebrations, and more.  

  • Themes: Complicating Stereotypes, Culture and Identity
  • Topic: European Immigration

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