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Wong, Epstein, and Saez Velez Families

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

The Epstein, Velez and Wong families today.

Wong, Epstein, and Saez Velez Families

A photo of present-day immigrants, migrants and their families taken in July 2016.


Associated Family Story Articles

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

The Wong Family Story

Learn about the Wong’s, a Chinese American family who lived in 103 Orchard Street in the 1970s.

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Associated Lesson Plans

Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

Defining Immigration and Migration

Explore students’ prior knowledge of im/migration with a contemporary photograph.

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Questions on lessons and activities?

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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