How Newspaper Databases Revealed a Poor Immigrant's Lecturing of a Movie Star about the "Slums" #usa #general


Michael Moritz
 

I've written the remarkable story of how a Jewish immigrant mother and product of the Lower East Side confronted via letter world-famous superstar Mary Pickford in 1916 about New York's "slums," and how modern newspaper databases helped piece together this fascinating story, you might enjoy! Link is here: https://moritzresearch.blogspot.com/2021/02/the-very-soul-of-human-progress-how.html

Best,
Michael Moritz
New York


Sam G.
 

Your GGM encapsulated the American immigrant story. Kudos on the effort you undertook to dig up the letter that inspired Mary Pickford's column.
--
-Amnon Gronner, USA
Researching GRONNER SANDLER