In the presence of art, we have the opportunity to see inside someone’s heart, mind, and soul and feel what they felt.

Immigrant-belongings

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We used other people’s family portraits and even a real trunk that came over steerage with a Bohemian family in 1907 to create our “gallery room” to help the students imagine the many objects people brought with them on their voyage.

We used other people’s family portraits and even a real trunk that came over steerage with a Bohemian family in 1907 to create our “gallery room” to help the students imagine the many objects people brought with them on their voyage.

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