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Stories of Immigrant Life: 97 Orchard Street, New York
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Stories of Immigrant Life: 97 Orchard Street, New York

By Granfield, Linda; Alda, Arlene

New York: Tundra Books, Lower East SIde Tenement Museum, 2001. 55 pp. From the back cover: 'The Gumpertz, the Confinos, the Rogarshevskys, the Baldizzis: four of the hundreds of families whose first home in the New Wolrd was a dar, crowded tenement on New York's Lower East Side at 97 Orchard Street. Linda Granfield brings to life conditions that were familiar to millions of immigrants in many of North America's big cities. Her text and archival materials are beautifully complemented by Arlene Alda's sensitive photographs, which evoke the hardship, the dignity, and the hope encompassed on 97 Orchard Street. This book is a valuable resource for those interested in understanding our own histories in North America, and the experiences of new immigrants who came here. Linda Granfield's titles include In Flanders Field: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae, Pier 21: Gateway of Hope, and Amazing Grace: The Story of the Hymn. Arlene Alda is an award-winning photographer whose children's books include Sheep, Sheep, Sheep, Help Me Fall Asleep; Arlene Alda's 1, 2, 3; and Harry Grannie Annie.'. Illustrated Wraps. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Tokens: Contemporary Poetry of the Subway

By Garrison, Peggy; and Quintavalle, David; eds

New York: P & Q Press Publishers, 2003. 113 pp. + adv. Poems and illustrations about the subway in New York City. Contributors include: Jeanette Adams, Abdallah akhdi, Jack Anderson, David Baker, Jean Balderston, Lenore Balliro, Stanley H. Barkan, Joe Benevento, Adam Berlin, Linda Bosson, David Breitkopf, Josephine Bridges, W. E. Butts, Charlotte Butzin, Jorge Ignacio Cortinas, S. Robert Crockett, Enid Dame, Kathryn Daniels, Robin Dann, Nina Drooker, Lonnie Hull DuPont, Maureen Tolman Flannery, Adrian Robert Ford, Cynthia Gallaher, Ryn Gargulinski, Peggy Garrison, John Gilgun, Robin M. Glassman, Tony Gloeggler, Eve Goodman, Piotr Gwiazda, Steven Hartman, George Held, Corrie Herman, Jillhoffman, Pud Houston, Walida Imarisha, Jacqueline Jules, Stephen Kaplan, Kit Kennedy, Thomas Krampf, Joyce Kravets, Otis Kriegel, Donna J. Gelagotis Lee, Donald Lev, Lyn Lifshin, Susan Mahan, D. H. Melhem, Jose Luis Mojica, Gertrude Morris, Lillian Morrison, Shin Yu Pai, Brent Pallas, Lance Peterson, David Quintavalle, Lola Rodriguez, w. r. rodriguez, William Pitt Root, Sue Rosen, sandra tepper sgarro, David Sanua, D. David Sapp, Myra Shapiro, Susan Sherman, Dan Sicoli, Dan Sieg, Elizabeth Simson, Ian Thal, Vincent J. Tomeo, Nikki Tommins, Meneba Obasai Tresk, Michael Waters, Patricia Wild, Christine A. Zabrouski.. Illustrated Wraps. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


New York City Landmarks

By Landmarks Preservation Commission City of New York

New York: Landmarks Preservation Commission City of New York, 1974. 54 pp. Some soiling to wraps, not visible from the outside, transferring a bit to inside end pages (coffee?). Historic Districts, with maps, and Individual Historic Landmarks. Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. Introduction by Abe Beam. In vinyl bag. . Wraps. Good. 3.5" X 8.5".