Untold Histories

Explore new perspectives on life in the Gilded Age.

This blog series considers life behind the scenes at the Frick mansion and introduces some of the many people not named Frick who lived and worked at 1 East 70th Street when it was a private home.

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  • Untold Histories: A Parallel Household

    The debut post of "Untold Histories" introduces the behind-the-scenes staff of the Frick residence, a private home from 1914–31. Associate Museum Educator Caitlin Henningsen considers what remains of this domestic life in the museum today and examines the 1915 state census entry that inspired this ongoing project.