Reading seminar over Von Drehle, chapter 4. The Readings:

Von Drehle's Triangle chapter 4

Von Drehle's Triangle chapter 5

Guided reading questions for chapter 4:

1. What was the typical experience of a young Jewish female worker at the Triangle Waist Co.?

2. What were the pogroms?

3. Who was Rosie Freedman? Is she typical?

4. What was the experience of immigrants when they first arrived in NYC?

5. What was the Educational Alliance?

6. What did the workers do for fun/or on days off?

7. How does Vesuvius drive immigration?