1900, more than 80,000 tenements had been built in New York City. They
housed a population of 2.3 million people, a full two-thirds of the
city's total ...
You may use the following websites to complete your research.
Tenements the First Multiple Dwellings
The Tenement House Problem
New York City, Tenement Life
website provides a brief history of the tenements in America. It is
broken into sections for easy navigation. This would be useful for
students doing research on the tenements and immigration as a whole
since further reading is available on related subjects.
Tenement Museum This
website provides information about the history of tenements along with
some interesting facts. It is well formatted and engaging and would be
useful for student information gathering. This website also provides
lesson plans for teachers and primary source materials.
website focuses on the tenement at #95 Orchard Street, which is now the
Tenement Museum. It details the legislations that were passed and how
those played out in this particular tenement. This website would be
useful for student research.
Italian Immigration in 1900- 1915
Why did Italians come to America?
Brooklyn Immigration 1900
Immigrants in 1900’s NYC
Immigration Tenements and Toil
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