Jewish Values: Shutting Out the Sky: Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924

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Publication Year: 
2003
Number of Pages: 
144 p.
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A well-written account of tenement life on New York's Lower East Side. Primarily told in the voices of five young immigrants, this chronicles the hardships they faced and the dreams they strived to fulfill. Documentary photographs add to an attractive and readable format, with useful appendices and impeccable documentation. For similar and no less worthy treatments of the same subject, see Tenement by Bial, 97 Orchard Street, New York by Granfield, and Suitcase of Dreams by Kale.
ISBN: 
439375908
Book ID: 
581
Sydney Taylor Winner: 
No