A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1974): Life in the Slums
00:58 - 04:31
3m 33s
urbanization
industrial revolution
american history

This clip gives a glimpse into the life of a family living in an urban slum in Brooklyn during the Industrial Revolution. Francie and Neely, along with the other kids in the area, bring junk to sell to Carney in order to earn a few extra cents. The family uses as a bank a milk can in one of their closets.

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