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Life on the Lower East Side / Jennifer Blizin Gillis.

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  • ISBN: 1403437963(hb.)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Lower East Side -- A better world -- Homes -- Life in the streets -- Jobs -- Clothes -- Ready-to-wear -- Children -- Schools -- Transportation -- Food -- Hard times -- Settlement houses -- The Lower East Side now -- Glossary.
Summary, etc.: An overview of everyday life in New York City's Lower East Side from 1870 to 1913, focusing on the communities formed by people who shared a common language, religion, and/or cultural traditions.
Subject: Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Juvenile literature.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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