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With Roots like These, No Wonder I Have Wanderlust (Part 4)

The fourth installment in a series by Victoria Marin, an Educator at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum.  Victoria has been blogging about her discoveries as she explores her surprising and complicated personal history.  Part 4: My Father’s Father As … Read more…

With Roots Like These, No Wonder I Have Wanderlust (Part 2)

The second installment in a series by Victoria Marin, one of the wonderful educators at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, as she discovers her surprising and complicated personal history.  Part Two: My Father’s Mother I’ve spent the last several … Read more…

With Roots Like These, No Wonder I Have Wanderlust

For the next few weeks, we’ll feature a series by Victoria Marin, one of the wonderful educators at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, as she discovers her surprising and complicated personal history.  Victoria’s biracial background has been the subject … Read more…

My Grandparents: the Native and the Outlaw

It’s immigrant heritage week here in New York, so even though my family is thousands of miles away in California, they’re on my mind. Specifically, my dad’s parents, Robert(o) Eugenio Garcia and Dorothy Minnie Buffery Garcia. They were hard working … Read more…