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Transcript of lost nyc:NYU
Bend The Tombs The Collect Pond
(filled in 1811) 'Bandits'
Roost' The Old Brewery
(Coulter's Brewery) Paradise Square Bottle Alley Almack's Dance Hall opportunity & political/religious freedom doubles from 1790-1820 The Triangle Urban Planning Immigration Unemployment Workers' rights Gender issues politics & Bill the butcher Saloon hoses couldn’t reach the top floors Conditions In 1909 the ILGWU organized a of 400 employees at garment Strike helped establish a followed Clara Lemlich’s call for a general strike commission was conducted People demanded restitution and justice Outraged cries called for Fire Shirtwaist The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory at the Asch Building in Manhatten Not really gangs in the beginning but rather young immigrants rebelling and looking for their own identity in America Irish gangs like the Whyos, Dead Rabbits and Plug Uglies, and Jewish gangs like the Monk Eastman Gang terrorized NYC streets. They were acquitted Owners claimed they didn’t know Thanks for The Fire It was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York On March 25, 1911, a fire the doors had been locked of any wrong doing each life lost in the fire Denominators: Potato Famine in the 1840’s living problems Working class women seek work whereas middle class wives do not The middle class view is negative towards wives who seek work outside the home social and religious clubs Run their own fire & militia companies, xenophobic reasons - cultural differences, fear of diseases resented immigrants for their willingness to work & & the legal system against immigrants immigration and immigrants finding work from find employment on canal construction, as soldiers, house servants & factory workers for low wages in the late 1890's and early 1900's. This gang would change the mold of the American outlaw forever. '"Doing the slums" The Bowery of hearings that led to passage of factory legislation within a month of fire -- for 5 years An investigating important working conditions, led to the creation of health and safety legislation, and helped shape future labor laws working unsafe improving Accountability? was built as a hotel for civil war veterans bought by McGurk in the 1890s first electric sign in New york Mae West/Diamond Lil protected by McGurk's friends at Tammany Hall corruption The Civil War Draft Riots John Morrissey - Irish immigrant, bare knuckle fighter, Tammany enforcer, Poole's nemisis, US senator (1867-71) The Tammany political machine your attention! also serve as to pay for them services was not a city service areas of the city to live in specific & you had in depleted slums poor & immigrants live Unskilled & uneducated Wealthy live in mansions in secluded areas with access to private parks Class differences in cities worker wages individuals, who in turn decided but subcontracted the work to Family Changes Century America & the 5 points Owners didn’t know wages or number of workers walkout At a meeting at Cooper Union, thousands of Triangle Factory grievance system disregarded workers’ rights $75 the commission conditions appointed a series Dark times and hard life on the Lower East Side Dept. of Languages & Literatures, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Oct. 28, 2012 Joe Trotta