Henry Street Settlement

New York, NY

Founded in 1893 by social work and public health pioneer Lillian Wald and based on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Henry Street Settlement delivers a wide range of social service, arts and health care programs to more than 60,000 New Yorkers each year.

The stories in this collection were written by adults who participate in English-language classes through the Workforce Development Center.

Your story

Help us tell a more complete story of American immigration and migration by contributing a family object story to the collection.

Your Story, Our Story

features objects that tell personal stories of American immigration and migration

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