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Jul 20, 12

The Lower East Side Tenement Museum in NY is located at 97 Orchard, which was home to nearly 7,000 working class immigrants from over 20 nations from 1863 to 1935. The museum site houses photographs and even a RPG enabling website visitors to take on the role of a recent immigrant, choosing a name, a job, and more, all guided by an actress portraying Victoria Cofino, who lived at 97 Orchard in the early part of the twentieth century.

Jul 03, 12

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