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ONLINE Virtual: Saez-Velez Family

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  • Feb. 27, 2021, 4pm
  • Tenement Museum
  • 103 Orchard Street, New York
  • All Ages
  • $10 per device; free for members

Visit the 1960's home of the Saez Velez family, who migrated from Puerto Rico and lived at 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side. Like on the Under One Roof building tour, you'll explore the stories of Ramonita Rivera Saez and her sons Jos and Andy through photographs, objects, and oral histories. How did they establish themselves in New York, and what opportunities and challenges did they face migrating as US citizens? How did they meet those challenges to help make a more inclusive city? Hear directly from members of the family and from scholars of Puerto Rican history as we explore these questions and more. Advanced registration required. 

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103 Orchard Street

New York, NY

877-975-3786

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