Health conditions of immigrant Jews on the lower East Side of New York: 1880-1914.

@article{Dwork1981HealthCO,
  title={Health conditions of immigrant Jews on the lower East Side of New York: 1880-1914.},
  author={Deborah Dwork},
  journal={Medical History},
  year={1981},
  volume={25},
  pages={1 - 40}
}
I HEALTH CONDITIONS of immigrant Jews on New York City's Lower East Side are discussed in light of the circumstances of their lives before and during migration. In addition to morbidity and mortality data, the interrelated effects of poor sanitation, occupational hazards, and poverty are shown on the physical, emotional, and family health of these turn-of-the-century immigrants. Also examined is the surprising finding that despite conditions which normally engender disease, the physical health… CONTINUE READING

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