Virtual Immigration experience. Need to forward on to some other teachers in my school!

Virtual Immigration experience. Need to forward on to some other teachers in my school!

Members of the Solomowitz family, who lived in 97 Orchard in 1905. We have 11 members of the Solomowitz family on record, all born in Russia except the youngest boy, Sam.

Members of the Solomowitz family, who lived in 97 Orchard in 1905. We have 11 members of the Solomowitz family on record, all born in Russia except the youngest boy, Sam.

John and Josephine Baldizzi on the roof of 97 Orchard Street circa 1935. There parents, Adolfo and Rosaria, came to NY from Palermo, Italy in the 1920's - Adolfo coming through Ellis Island. They stayed at 97 Orchard until the residents were evicted in 1935.

John and Josephine Baldizzi on the roof of 97 Orchard Street circa 1935. There parents, Adolfo and Rosaria, came to NY from Palermo, Italy in the 1920's - Adolfo coming through Ellis Island. They stayed at 97 Orchard until the residents were evicted in 1935.

Abraham and Annie Dubin with two of their  children. The Dubins are recorded as living in 97 during the 1910 census, and had 11 people living in one apartment at that time. One of their sons, Louis, was born in the building in 1908.

Abraham and Annie Dubin with two of their children. The Dubins are recorded as living in 97 during the 1910 census, and had 11 people living in one apartment at that time. One of their sons, Louis, was born in the building in 1908.

The Lustgarden family, circa 1887. The Lustgardens owned a Kosher butcher shop in the basement of 97 Orchard.

The Lustgarden family, circa 1887. The Lustgardens owned a Kosher butcher shop in the basement of 97 Orchard.

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Nathalie Gumpertz, who immigrated from Prussia and lived at 97 during the 1870's. Nathalie's husband, Julius, abandoned the family and Nathalie had him declared legally dead so that she could collect money from his estate in order to support her family.

Nathalie Gumpertz, who immigrated from Prussia and lived at 97 during the 1870's. Nathalie's husband, Julius, abandoned the family and Nathalie had him declared legally dead so that she could collect money from his estate in order to support her family.

Harris Danzing, who lived with his family in 97 in 1900. He listed his birthplace as Russia on the 1900 census.

Harris Danzing, who lived with his family in 97 in 1900. He listed his birthplace as Russia on the 1900 census.

Although he did not technically live at 97 Orchard, Max Marcus (on the left in the photo) certainly was a fixture of the building. Max ran an auction house in the basement of the building for years.

Although he did not technically live at 97 Orchard, Max Marcus (on the left in the photo) certainly was a fixture of the building. Max ran an auction house in the basement of the building for years.

Phillip Tereshko and his wife Olga, who immigrated from Russia with two children and lived in the building in the 1910's. Their son Mike was born in 1916 here in New York.

Phillip Tereshko and his wife Olga, who immigrated from Russia with two children and lived in the building in the 1910's. Their son Mike was born in 1916 here in New York.

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