In 1886, Emma Goldman immigrates to the United States with her sister Helena and they settle in Rochester, New York.
In her autobiography, ‘Living My Life’, Emma recalls her arrival to Rochester. “We had heard that Rochester was the “Flower City” of New York, but we arrived there on a bleak and cold January morning.”
The home Goldman lived in at this location has been torn down and replaced with apartments/townhomes.
Goldman was a Russian-American anarchist philosopher and a prolific writer. Her writings included pamphlets and articles on a diverse range of subjects, such as, feminism, sexuality, birth control, atheism, capitalism, labor, and anarchism. She authored several books;