Lox, Stocks, and Backstage Broadway: Iconic Trades of New York City

Lox, Stocks, and Backstage Broadway: Iconic Trades of New York City

by Nancy Groce


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935623762
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Nancy Groce is a folklife specialist and ethnomusicologist at the Library of Congress's American Folklife Center. She has served as a research associate at the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage and managed four Smithsonian Folklife Festival exhibitions on the National Mall.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Unique New York: Local Culture in the Global City
1. Urban Folklore/Occupational Folklore: A Theoretical Street Map
2. Backstage Broadway
3. Urban Profile - Tats Cru: Graffiti Artists and the Urban Canvas
4. Urban Profile - Local 28: "The Tin Knockers"
5. The Sixth Borough: New York and the Subway
6. Urban Profile - The 86th Street Crosstown Bus: Take a Seat, the Show Is Starting
7. Urban Profile - Rosenwach: The Water Tower Builders
8. Urban Profile - Russ & Daughters: Lower East Side Appetizing Dynasty
9. Urban Profile - Coney Island Bagels and Bialys
10. The Cultures of Street Wall
Appendix - New York City Project: Guide to Recorded, Interviews Interview Tape Log - Field Interviews, and Interview Tape Log - Festival Interviews

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