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Kosher Meat Riots

Can you find material on the kosher meat riots in New York City?



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Cavell, Nic. "The Struggle for Cheap Meat on the Lower East Side." Dissent. May 17, 2013 (

"A Daylight Kosher Riot Surprised Policemen"> Brooklyn Eagle, Friday, May 23, 1902 Page: 1

"East Side Riot. Indignant Women Make It Hot For Kosher Butchers. Rush Madly Through the District, Invading Shops and Mobbing Butchers."; Daily People (New York, New York). May 16, 1902. Page 3.

"Fierce Meat Riot on Lower East Side: Demonstration Caused by Rise in Kosher Beef Prices. 500 Police Called Out. Officers Attacked by Immense Mob Around Hall Where Women Were Holding Indignation Meeting." New York Times 16 May 1902: 1.

Frank, Dana. "Housewives, Socialists, and the Politics of Food: The 1917 New York Cost-of-Living Protests." Feminist Studies. Vol. 11, No. 2 (Summer, 1985), pp. 255-285.

George, Larry D. "The Domestic Role of Jewish Women in the Modern Social Context: The Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902" in P. J. Haas (Ed). Recovering the role of women: power and authority in rabbinic Jewish society.Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1992.

"Here and Abroad." The Menorah : a monthly magazine for the Jewish home. vol. 32. p. 474. 1902.

Hewes, F. W. "How New York Met High-Priced Meat". Harper's Weekly. January 27, 1906.

"The High Meat Agitation." The National provisioner. v.26 1902 Jan-Jun.

Hyman, Paula E. "Immigrant Women and Consumer Protest: The New York City Kosher Meat Boycott of 1902." American Jewish History 70, no. 1 (Sep 01, 1980): 91.

"Jewish Meat Riots." Jewish Messenger (New York, New York. June 6, 1902. Page 5.

Kosak, Hadassa. Cultures of Opposition: Jewish Immigrant Workers, New York City, 1881-1905. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000.

"The Kosher Meat Riots of the Early 1900s." Kashrus, January 2008; 28,2(137):62-64.

"Mob of 700 Wreck Shop." New-York Tribune. May 23, 1902, Page 2

“The Power of Women.” Jewish Daily Forward. May 24, 1902.

Rockmore, Marlene. The Kosher Meat Riots: A Study in the Process of Adaptation Among Jewish Immigrant Housewives to Urban America, 1902-1917. M.A. Thesis, University of Massachusetts-Harbor Campus, 1990.

Taylor, Lynne. "Food Riots Revisited." Journal of Social History30, no. 2 (Winter, 1996): 483.