Virtual: Saez-Velez Family
Where: Tenement Museum
103 Orchard St.
212-982-8420 Price: $10/device; free with Museum membership
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Visit the 1960s home of the Saez Velez family, who migrated from Puerto Rico and lived at 103 Orchard Street on the Lower East Side. Like on our Under One Roof building tour, we’ll explore the stories of Ramonita Rivera Saez and her sons José 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.Buy tickets/get more info now