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.

Lower East Side History

2024 Gala | Generation to Generation: A Nation of Grandchildren

The Tenement Museum’s Gala this year on May 2nd, titled Generation to Generation: A...

Music

Tenement Concert – New York in Yiddish Song: In A Dark Blue Night

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

Irish History & Culture

Tenement Talk – Plentiful Country

Enjoy a timely conversation with award-winning author Tyler Anbinder about his new release...

Women's History

Tenement Talk – Relinquished: The Politics of Adoption and the Privilege of American Motherhood

In honor of Women’s History Month, enjoy a conversation about 'Relinquished', a new book...

Black History & Culture

Behind the Scenes: Researching a New Tenement Family

Enjoy a special behind-the-scenes conversation on the research for the Museum’s newest...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Three Historians Walk Into a Saloon – 1965

Our current immigration system traces its roots back nearly 60 years to the Hart-Celler...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Three Historians Walk Into a Saloon – 1948

Enjoy the fourth installment of our 'Three Historians Walk Into A Saloon' mini-series,...

Immigration Policy

Tenement Talk: Three Historians Walk Into a Saloon – 1924

Between 1880 and 1924, 23 million immigrants entered the country, and New York’s...

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...

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