Daughters of the Shtetl

Daughters of the Shtetl

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Examines the role of Jewish women immigrants in the garment industry in early twentieth-century America.aquot;Synopsis of the Census of Jews in the 7th- 1 oth aamp; 1 3 th Wards in the City of New York Taken in August, 1 890, aquot; Baron de Hirsch Fund Papers, Box 1 6, AJHS. See also Isaac M. Rubinowa#39;s figures for Jewish occupations in New York, in Bernheimer, Russian jew in the United States, p. i n. ... of people in commercial occupations, it is still clear that the vast majority of Jewish household heads did manualanbsp;...

Title:Daughters of the Shtetl
Author:Susan A. Glenn
Publisher:Cornell University Press - 1991


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