Shutting Out the Sky
Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924
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Five young immigrants remember their struggles and dreams. Illustrated with many photographs.
Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York 1880-1924. Deborah Hopkinson provides a fantastic overview of who came to New York during that period, what they found when they arrived, and why they left their home countries in the first place. The history lessons take narrative form and... Read More »
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