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Road Rage: Jewish Peddlers and the Perils of the Road

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses conflicts that Jewish peddlers encountered in the new world. It specifically addresses anti-Jewish incidents. Jewish peddlers experienced spurts of political agitation, ... More


The End of the Road: Life After Peddling

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes what lay ahead for Jewish immigrant peddlers after peddling. In particular, it illustrates stories of the success of Jewish peddlers. Through peddling, some Jews were able to ... More


Along the Road: Jewish Peddlers and Their New- World Customers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses new-world customers who traded with the Jewish peddlers. It shows that Jews and their customers influenced each other's lives despite differences in race, class, religion, ... More


Road Runners: Jewish Peddlers in Their New Worlds

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter discusses increases in the Jewish peddler population in small towns and big cities. It shows that Jews have played a significant role in retail business in communities of all sizes. ... More


Road Warriors: The Migration and the Peddlers

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter addresses the migration of Jewish peddlers. Immigrant peddlers played a significant role in the establishment of regional, national, and local Jewish economic infrastructures and the ... More


Road Maps: An Introduction

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This introductory chapter presents the story of how immigrant Jewish peddlers and the non-Jewish women made history through their ordinariness. The history of peddling has contributed to our ... More


Legacies of the Road: A Conclusion

Hasia R. Diner

in Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Peddling opened a path for a crucial new chapter in modern Jewish history. Many Jews went to work in factories in new-world cities as the demand for clothing increased. Jewish peddlers suffered from ... More


Finding and Founding Communities

Amy Hill Shevitz

in Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124308
eISBN:
9780813134932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124308.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the rapid population and economic growth which happened along the Ohio River Valley, as communities were slowly founded and built. In response, the governments helped foster ... More


Essence and Peddlers

Dan Allosso

in Peppermint Kings: A Rural American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300236828
eISBN:
9780300252620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300236828.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the history of Ashfield in Massachusetts and the essence-peddling business run by the Ranney family and their friends. It also looks into the development of a wholesale ... More


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