Dispersing the Ghetto: The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants Across America Jack Glazier

ISBN: 9780801435225

Published: January 14th 1999

Hardcover

256 pages


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Dispersing the Ghetto: The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants Across America  by  Jack Glazier

Dispersing the Ghetto: The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants Across America by Jack Glazier
January 14th 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 256 pages | ISBN: 9780801435225 | 5.16 Mb

In the early twentieth century, the population of New York Citys Lower East Side swelled with the arrival of vast numbers of eastern European Jewish immigrants. Established American Jews - arrivals from the German states only a generation before -MoreIn the early twentieth century, the population of New York Citys Lower East Side swelled with the arrival of vast numbers of eastern European Jewish immigrants.

Established American Jews - arrivals from the German states only a generation before - feared that their security might be threatened by the newcomers. They established the Industrial Removal Office (IRO) to assist in relocating the immigrants to the towns and cities of the nations interior. Dispersing the Ghetto is the first book to describe in detail this important but little-known chapter in American immigration history.



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