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Friday, March 27, 2009

Emma Lazarus House

The Poetess Emma Lazarus, among others,
lived in this historic house on West Tenth between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

Her famous lines, " Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free..." are inscribed at the  Statue of Liberty in New York harbor and have become associated with America's development as a country of immigrants seeking new aspirations in a new land....