Stories from the Archives
Jewish Immigration to America


Online Exhibition Team: Roberta Newman, Olivia Reid, Stefanie Halpern

Researcher: Olivia Reid

Omeka Exhibition Developer: Jamie Katz

Omeka Exhibition Designer: Tory Moore, Electrodiva, Inc.

Additional Interface Work: Alix Brandwein

Special thanks to Gunnar Berg and Vital Zajka

"Doors Slam Shut" is based on the YIVO exhibition curated by Edward Portnoy, "The Door Slams Shut: Jews and Immigration in the Face of American Reaction," January 10, 2019–Spring 2019

This online exhibition is part of Carnegie Hall’s Migrations: The Making of America festival.