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Shutting Out the Sky

Life in the Tenements of New York, 1880-1924
Hopkinson, Deborah (Book - 2003)
Shutting Out the Sky
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Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.
Authors: Hopkinson, Deborah
Title: Shutting out the sky
life in the tenements of New York, 1880-1924
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, c2003
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 134 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Deborah Hopkinson
Contents: Coming to the golden land
Tenements: shutting out the sky
Settling in: greenhorns and boarders
Everyone worked on
On the streets: pushcarts, pickles, and play
A new language, a new life
Looking to the future: will it ever be different?
Summary: Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.
ISBN: 0439375908
Branch Call Number: j 974.71 H797d 2003
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Urban poor New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Immigrants New York (State) New York History Juvenile literature Tenement houses New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Poor New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Tenement houses Juvenile literature New York (N.Y.) Social conditions Juvenile literature New York (N.Y.) History 1865-1898 Juvenile literature New York (N.Y.) History 1898-1951 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Urban poor
Immigrants
Tenement houses
Poor
Tenement houses
LCCN: 2002044781
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Photographs and text document the experiences of five individuals who came to live in the Lower East Side of New York City as children or young adults from Belarus, Italy, Lithuania, and Romania at the turn of the twentieth century.


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