In the 1970s and ’80s, the Lower East Side was predominantly a tight-knit immigrant and working-class neighbourhood, enduring difficult times in New York City. In the spring of 1976, while walking to an art event at the Henry Street Settlement, photographer Meryl Meisler spotted a jovial elderly man wearing plaid trousers and sports jacket, zebra patterned shirt, a bow tie and yarmulke greeting people and handing out lollipops.
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