Honor societies visit Tenement Museum

Jan 17, 2017 722

As an extension of a lesson on Italian and German immigration, the Italian and German Honor Society students, led by their teachers Vincenza Certosimo and Evelyn Erli, visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.

The students toured the restored apartments of the Baldizzi and the Gumpertz families. The students developed a perspective of the challenges the immigrants faced in a new country and a new culture. Learning about the inhabitants' lives helped forge an emotional connection between them and their families.

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