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Read more about Emma Lazarus and related topics in these books and online resources:

Berenson, Edward. The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.

Eiselein, Gregory. Emma Lazarus: Selected Poems and Other Writings. Ontario: Broadview Press: 2002.

Poems of Emma Lazarus. Edited by Mary Lazarus and Annie Lazarus [with an introduction by Josephine Lazarus]. 2 vols. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1889.

Moreno, Barry. The Statue of Liberty Encyclopedia. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Sarna, Jonathan D., Benny Kraut, and Samuel K. Joseph, eds., Jews and the Founding of the American Republic, 1985.

Schor, Esther. Emma Lazarus. 1st Ed. New York: Schocken, 2006.

Young, Bette Roth. Emma Lazarus in Her World: Life and Letters. 1st Ed. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1995.

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Teachers may want to visit one of these websites before or after their visit to enhance their students’ experience:
National Park Service: Kindergarten and up
Library of Congress: Grade 3 and up
PBS Kids: Grade 6-8
National Endowment for the Humanities: Grade 6 and up



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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.

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Annotated by Esther Schor


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