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"Men At Lunch" Tells The Story Of An Iconic Photograph And Immigration In America

Men at Lunch tells the story of early 20th century immigration in America; of how modern-day New York emerged in the throes of the Great Depression; of the fundamental importance of iron workers, both then and now, particularly as the descendants of the early Irish iron workers rebuild the World Trade Center; and how one simple snapshot has captured the imaginations of people the world over.

Little Italy, home of the San Gennaro Festival, was the longtime dwelling place of Italian immigrants when they first started moving to America in the early 19th century.

Ballinakill Abbey Archaeologists say that this oval shaped, hill-top site was an "early ecclesiastical enclosure", probably dating back to the 5th 0r 6th century. Ballinakill is taken from the Irish townland name of Balli-na-cille, the place of the Church. Little remains of this Church except for the east wall. It is reputed to have been the first gothic Church in Connacht.

Neil Diamond - Coming to America With pictures of early European immigrants and American historical sites, i.e. Ellis Island.

Take me to NYC (19 photos)

American icons, such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and Times Square, are just a few of the attractions to see in New York City, America's most populous and most popular city. Also known as the "Big Apple," New York City is a favorite destination for both domestic and international visitors.