Credits: City of Immigrants

City of Immigrants was developed in partnership with the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, which consulted on historical content for the game and development of educators materials. The Museum building and its artifacts also served as models for design of the game’s locations, costumes, and props.

Advisors & Curriculum Consultants

Miriam Bader & Annie Polland
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
New York, NY

For American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning
The Graduate Center, The City University of New York

Lead Content Developers: Pennee Bender, Ph.D., Joshua Brown, Ph.D., Leah Potter
Researchers: Andrew Battle, John Kallas

For EDC Center for Children and Technology

Senior Research Scientist: William Tally, Ph.D.
Research Assistant: Maggie Scalli

For Electric Funstuff

Executive Producer & Game Designer: David Langendoen
Lead Developer: Dale Gordon
Sound Design, Music, & Casting: Audiobrain

Lead Animator: Rob Clarke
3D Artist and 3D Animation: James Hung
2D Artists: Rob Clarke, James Hung
Character & Costume Design: Ivonne Karamoy

Lead Writer: Leah Potter
Additional Writing: Benjamin Galynker, David Langendoen

Associate Producers: Benjamin Galynker, Luke Gehorsam
Additional Game Design: Benjamin Galynker, Luke Gehorsam, James Hung, Leah Potter, Geoffrey Suthers

Additional Programming: James Hung
Lead Scripter: Luke Gehorsam
Tools Programmer: Dale Gordon

Voiceover Artists:
Josh Brown (Customs Official)
Matthew Cohn (James Poole)
David Errigo Jr. (Zev & Soapbox Speaker)
Gabriella Mazza (Rosa Leone)
Avram Mlotek (Grigori)
Diana Gasper (Abigail Walker)
Daneel Schaechter (Isaac Brodsky)
Reyna Schaechter (Sonya Brodsky)
Temma Schaechter (Lena Brodsky)
Amanda Seigel (Mrs. Orloff)

Milhalku (Reyna Schaecter)
Afn Pripetshik (Reyna Schaecter)
Shmilik Gavrilik (Reyna Schaecter, Amanda Siegel)

Silent Film Score, licensed from
Menu screen: Scott Joplin, Fig Leaf Rag, recorded by P. Assimakopoulos, courtesy of the Piano Society
Epilogue: Scott Joplin, Heliotrope Bouquet, recorded by J. Robson, courtesy of the Piano Society

Special Thanks to:

New York City Map: “Map of the borough of Manhattan, New York City.” The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations

Isaac’s Letter Home: inspired by Dear Mendl Dear Reyzl: Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America, by Alice Nakhimovsky & Roberta Newman

Miriam Bader, Ester Bloom, Michael A. Brown, Scott Jackson, and Eszter Susán


Executive Producers: Jill Peters, Sandra Sheppard
Senior Producer: Michelle Chen
Associate Producer: Ana Voci
Production Assistant: Silvia Angulo
Interns: Jenna Brandvold, Kevin Di Salvo, Nathaly Jaquez, Anne-Marie Lee, Kathleen Rodriguez, Ethan Senser, Sawaros Thanapornsangsuth, Tahmeena Veerjee

Senior Director, Educational & Community Outreach: Christopher W. Czajka
Education Producer: David Wisnieski
Education Support Staff:  Carly Lagrotteria

Logo Design: Brian Whitehill
Music Supervision: Rosie Fishel
Budget Controller: Adiata DeVore
Attorney: Laura Ball
Marketing and Communications: Kellie Castruita Specter, Kristin DiQuollo, Suzanne Rose, Donna Williams
Publicity: Winter Group

Vice President, Programming: Stephen Segaller