Borscht Belt Bungalows: Memories of Catskill Summers

Borscht Belt Bungalows: Memories of Catskill Summers

by Irwin Richman
     
 

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Every year between 1920 and 1970, most of New York City's middle class Jewish population summered in the Catskills, in modest rental bungalow communities. Many today remember the colonies with either aversion or fondness. In a poignant memoir and photo album, Irwin Richman recaptures it all--from the traffic jams leaving the city to misleading advertisements. 62… See more details below

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Every year between 1920 and 1970, most of New York City's middle class Jewish population summered in the Catskills, in modest rental bungalow communities. Many today remember the colonies with either aversion or fondness. In a poignant memoir and photo album, Irwin Richman recaptures it all--from the traffic jams leaving the city to misleading advertisements. 62 photos. 7 figures.

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ISBN-13:
9781592131907
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,425,600
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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