World of our Fathers

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New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,
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0151463530
Collection
Part of Stetson Kennedy Library
Year
1976
Description

The story of the 2 million East European Jewish immigrants who came to the US from the 1880's to the 1920's. Includes life in the old country, the transatlantic crossing, life in New York's east side, Yiddish press, theater, settlement houses, garment workers, unions, sweatshops, Triangle fire,synagogues, Hebrew schools, community groups from the old country.
Based on memoirs, journals, letters, Yiddish and American press.
Extensive bibliography

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