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Background Image:
Letter from Emma Lazarus to Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
Courtesy the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne Archives

Walking Tour Image:
Union Square, looking south in 1853
Courtesy the Picture Collection, New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

Homepage:
Manuscript of “The New Colossus,” by Emma Lazarus.
Courtesy the American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY and Newton Centre, MA

Emma Lazarus, c. 1866.
Courtesy of Antoinette Geyelin Hoar

The proposed Statue of Liberty, “Liberty Enlightening the World,” c. 1875.
Courtesy the National Park Service: Statue of Liberty National Monument

About the Exhibition:
Emma Lazarus, c. 1866.
Courtesy of Antoinette Geyelin Hoar

Voices of Liberty:
Photos by Melanie Einzig

For Teachers & Kids:
Jewish refugee children arriving in America, 1939
Courtesy of the Library of Congress

Statue of Liberty Quiz:
Head of the Statue of Liberty, on display in Paris, July 1878.
Courtesy the National Park Service: Statue of Liberty National Monument

Visit the Museum:
Torch of the Statue of Liberty, on display in Madison Square Park, c. 1877.
Courtesy the National Park Service: Statue of Liberty National Monument

 

 
 

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This exhibition is made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Righteous Persons Foundation, the Pickman Exhibition Fund, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, David Berg Foundation, American Express, Patti Askwith Kenner and Family, George Klein, Klara and Larry Silverstein, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, The Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation, Salo W. and Jeannette M. Baron Foundation, Con Edison, and David Bruce Smith Family Foundation.

New York Magazine and Jewish Week are media partners.

 

 
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