Lox, stocks, and backstage Broadway : iconic trades of New York City (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Lox, stocks, and backstage Broadway : iconic trades of New York City

Author: Nancy Groce
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Groce
ISBN: 9781935623762 1935623761 9780978846046 0978846044
OCLC Number: 947091962
Notes: Originally published: 2010.
Description: xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : unique New York: local culture in the global city --
Urban folklore and occupational folklore: a theoretical street map --
Backstage Broadway --
Urban profile : tats cru: graffiti artists and the urban canvas --
Urban profile : local 28: "the tin knockers" --
The sixth borough: New York and the subway --
Urban profile : the 86th Street crosstown bus: take a seat, the show is starting --
Urban profile : Rosenwach: the water tower builders --
Urban profile : Russ & Daughters: Lower East Side appetizing dynasty --
Urban profile : Coney Island bagels and bialys --
The cultures of Wall Street.
Responsibility: Nancy Groce.

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This lively tour of New York City trades will make city-dwellers (and those who've held on to steady work in the past year) smile, and just might provide some needed new year's inspiration for the Read more...

 
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