Videos

Movies, documentaries, book talks, panel discussions, and more! Check out our archive of educational programming — made for researching students, history lovers, and the curious-minded.

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Three Historians Walk Into a Saloon – 1882

Enjoy a scholarly discussion on the rising anti-immigrant sentiment of the 19th century,...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Three Historians Walk Into a Saloon – 1870

Professor Ngai welcomes Eric Foner and Leslie Harris to discuss the Fifteenth...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Immigration Today

Watch a panel discussion that moves beyond politics to discuss the demographics of the new...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Making Americans

Starting from her own classroom in Lowell, Massachusetts, teacher and author Jessica...

Women's History

Tenement Talk: Shanda

Author Letty Cottin Pogrebin is joined by Tenement Museum President Annie Polland in our...

Lower East Side History

Tenement Concert: Songs of Yiddish New York

We partnered with the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research for a night exploring Jewish...

Immigration History

Tenement Talk: The People’s Tongue

What is American English, and what does the language tell us about who Americans are, were...

Jewish History & Culture

Tenement Talk: The Last Million

Acclaimed historian and bestselling author David Nasaw discusses his latest book with Mark...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: 35 Years of Immigrant Power

In honor of NYIC’s 35th Anniversary, explore the story of immigrant New York through the...

Lower East Side History

Tenement Talk: Yiddish in Translation – On the Hunt for Novels by Women with YIVO

In this partnership program with YIVO, we explored the lives of Jewish women in...

Jewish History & Culture

Tenement Talk: Koshersoul – The Faith and Food Journal of an African American Jew

Gather around the Levine family's 1890s kitchen with Tenement Museum Trustee Dr. Christina...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: “Immigration Will Destroy Us” – Understanding Xenophobia Past and Present

Through new research from Define American, examining the anti-immigration content...