19th Century: 1865-1880

Elfreth's Alley in the 19th century was the home of immigrant families who were getting a foothold in America. The lessons in this section focus on those families, their living conditions and how the Alley continued to be a place for artisans. There are also comparisons made with a Adams Street in an immigrant neighborhood in Lowell, Massachusetts.

 

Grades

2-5

6-12

6-12

6-12