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Immigrant Life: 1890-1920


Jackdaw Photo Collections each consist of twelve, extra-large, 17" x 22", black-and-white photographs illustrating an important historical subject. The photos are printed on glossy, heavy-duty stock ready to be easily displayed in classrooms, libraries, hallways and offices. Each photograph in a collection is truly thought-provoking and directly involves the viewer. A detailed caption fully describes each photo and its source. Each Photo Collection includes an easy-to-use, open-ended, photo-analysis worksheet that may be reproduced for every student. With the help of this worksheet, students really get into the photos and see interesting things they otherwise might have missed. Each Photo Collection comes ready-to-use for a highly memorable experience.

  1. English Coal Heaver’s Home, c.1890
  2. Immigrants at Battery Park near South Ferry, New York City, 1901
  3. Sweatshop in Hester Street Tenement, New York City, c. 1890
  4. Mule Drivers in the Mines, Scranton, Pennsylvania, c. 1890
  5. Chinese Traditional Doctor, Los Angeles, California, c. 1900
  6. Bridget Club, Junction City, Kansas, 1907
  7. Italian Rag pickers, New York City, Alice Austin, c. 1896
  8. Polish Worker’s Quarters near Cotton Mills, Providence, R.I., c. 1900
  9. Selling Cool Drinks in the Syrian Quarter, New York City, c. 1910
  10. Boston Street Corner, Washington and Motte Streets, 1899
  11. Blessing of Bells, St. Mary’s Russian Orthodox Church, Minneapolis, 1909
  12. Efthihia Sakapoulous Escorted by Brother to Wedding, Davenport, Iowa, 1911

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