Travel back in time through decades-old trash hidden in the Tenement Museum’s basement – What’s in the Basement?

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The Tenement Museum on New York’s lower east side is known for telling the stories of American immigrants through its preservation of an abandoned tenement building found over 30 years ago. What’s less known is that the lower level of the building holds even more history thanks to the museum’s trash collection. From old curry powder cans to a bagel that looks like it could’ve been thrown out yesterday, explore the history found under the floor boards.