Making our way : America at the turn of the century in the words of the poor and powerless / selected by William Loren Katz and Jacqueline Hunt Katz.

Contributor(s): Katz, William Loren | Katz, Jacqueline HuntMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dial Press, [1975]Description: xviii, 170 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0803754426; 9780803754423Subject(s): Poor -- United States -- Juvenile literature | United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Making our way.DDC classification: 301.44/1 LOC classification: HC110.P6 | M28
Contents:
Sadie Frowne, a sweatshop girl at sixteen.--Antanas Kaztaukis, from Lithuania to the Chicago stockyards.--An Anonymous farmer's wife.--Rocco Corresca, bootblack.--An Anonymous Georgia sharecropper.--An Anonymous Irish cook.--Ah-nen-la-de-ni, a Mohawk tribesman.--An Anonymous coal miner.--Nat Love, cowboy.--Lee Chew, Chinese American.--An Anonymous collar starcher.--Elias Garza, Mexican American.--An Anonymous policeman.--Mariner J. Kent, the making of a tramp.--The making of a tramp.
Summary: Fourteen first-person accounts of what life was like for the poor Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century. Includes stories of a teen-age girl working in a New York sweatshop, a Georgia sharecropper, a Lithuanian stockyard worker in Chicago, etc.
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HC110.P6 M28 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100535293

Bibliography: p. 169-170.

Sadie Frowne, a sweatshop girl at sixteen.--Antanas Kaztaukis, from Lithuania to the Chicago stockyards.--An Anonymous farmer's wife.--Rocco Corresca, bootblack.--An Anonymous Georgia sharecropper.--An Anonymous Irish cook.--Ah-nen-la-de-ni, a Mohawk tribesman.--An Anonymous coal miner.--Nat Love, cowboy.--Lee Chew, Chinese American.--An Anonymous collar starcher.--Elias Garza, Mexican American.--An Anonymous policeman.--Mariner J. Kent, the making of a tramp.--The making of a tramp.

Fourteen first-person accounts of what life was like for the poor Americans at the beginning of the twentieth century. Includes stories of a teen-age girl working in a New York sweatshop, a Georgia sharecropper, a Lithuanian stockyard worker in Chicago, etc.

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