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The resources in this section of the website were developed for elementary, middle and high-school teachers. Art is an invaluable source for the study of history and for the exploration of immigration in particular. With art drawn from The Jewish Museum’s vast collection, this online educator resource features diverse works that relate in to the topic of immigration.

Works of Art

This section offers ideas for exploring Jewish immigration through art and artifacts by highlighting ten unique objects from The Jewish Museum's extensive collection.

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The works of art and artifacts featured on this site have been grouped into four themes. Select an immigration theme:

The Lower East Side

Resources & Glossary

Explore a list of terms and definitions relating to art, and immigration as well as educational websites and resources.


Immigration Activities

Each activity is connected to works of art and relates to specific academic disciplines, themes, and grades.

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