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Author Groce, Nancy.
Title Lox, stocks, and backstage Broadway : iconic trades of New York City / Nancy Groce.
Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press ; Lanham, Md. : In cooperation with Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010.
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Description xii, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : unique New York: local culture in the global city -- Urban folklore/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.
Subject Occupations -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Transportation -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Food industry and trade -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Financial services industry -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies.
Occupations -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
City and town life -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
New York (N.Y.) -- History.
Added Title Iconic trades of New York City
ISBN 9780978846046 (cloth)
0978846044 (cloth)