This is the story of Manhattan's Little Italy. From the until the waves of Italian immigrants came to America and settled on Mulberry Street. Unlike the earlier Italian immigrants these people were poor and uneducated.
1796 East Avenue, Rochester, N.Y. 14610 store front window of the DuMond VanCuran Co. where East Ave Wegmans is now. Brighton Presbyterian Church across the street is noticeable in the reflection of the window. Owned and operated by Arthur and Mortimer Dumond (possibly standing in the doorway), this plumbing and hardware store opened in 1909 and closed in 1938.
Polish Town developed around St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, named after a popular Polish saint, looms in the distance. Polish immigrants settled in Rochester around the causing the area to be named “Little Poland” or “Polish Town.
Breiman - "Ida Breiman, an garment worker in Rochester, New York by way of Zhitomir, Ukraine, would be shot dead by a sweatshop owner in the course of a garment strike involving workers that began on this date in