British emigration to America | A House Through Time

In the late 1880's, thousands of people were passing through Liverpool and emigrating to America. David Olusoga investigates a resident of 62 Falkner Street who worked as an emigrant outfitter, selling emigrants everything they needed to travel to America.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'33''
  • Broadcast year: 2018
Curriculum Connection
  • History | Britain: Migration, empires and the people: c790 to the present day | Migration to & from Britain c.790 to the present day | c.1500-1900

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Programme: A House Through Time
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: 2