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Author Lawson, Ellen NicKenzie
Title Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws : Prohibition and New York City
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, 2013
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Note Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws: Prohibition and New York City -- Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws: Prohibition and New York City -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Author's Note -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Rum Row -- Nautical Wild West -- Cat and Mouse -- Radios, Planes, and Submarines -- Human Interest -- Chapter 2. Along the Shore -- South Coast of Long Island -- Long Island Sound -- The Coasts of Brooklyn and Staten Island -- Northern New Jersey Coast -- Blockades Drive New Yorkers Farther South -- Chapter 3. Landfall Manhattan -- Lower and Upper New York Bays -- The Hudson River -- The East River -- Landfall: The Battery -- In Their Own Words -- Chapter 4. The Broadway Mob -- Lower East Side -- Hell's Kitchen on the West Side -- Little Italy -- The Broadway Mob -- Chapter 5. Scofflaw City -- Downtown -- Midtown -- Harlem -- Dangers for Scofflaws -- Chapter 6. Repeal -- Leadership in Congress and the New York Legislature -- New York City Votes for Repeal -- Manhattan Residents as National Leaders -- Chapter 7. Manahactanienk -- First Amendment Rights -- Respect for Tradition -- Respect for Diversity -- Appendix: Selected Primary Documents -- Ten letters from the National Archives Prohibition Collections -- 1. Agnes McCardle to Assistant U.S. Attorney General Mabel Walker Willebrandt, 1924. -- 2. Anonymous letter to Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. September 1930. -- 3. George W. Ellison to the U.S. Treasury Department, Washington D.C., [January? 1930] -- 4. Anonymous letter from New Jersey resident to Brig. General Lincoln C. Andrews, director of a new division in the U.S. Treasury which combined agents from the Prohibition Bureau, Customs, and the Coast Guard, c. 1925. -- 5. Anonymous letter from Fulton Fish Market Visitor, December 1924
6. Coast Guard Telegram to shore, 1925, concerning a fishing boat headed for Fulton Fish Market. -- 7. Letter of New York Coast Guard Division Commander A. J. Henderson to Commander Charles S. Root, Washington D.C., 17 May 1927. -- 8. Statement of Fred Christopherson, crewman aboard S.S. Corsica, 31 August, 1925. -- 9. Letters of James Regno, alias Jimmie Allen, New York liquor dealer in Havana, 1927 to friend Irene in New York City. -- 10. Letter of Father A. Romano to sons Captain Michaelangelo Romano and Antonio Romano, 1924. [Romano's ship was seized in Huntington Bay.] -- Congressional Testimony of U.S. Attorney Emory Buckner to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee, 7 April 1926. [U.S. Senate, 69th U.S. Congress, Proceedings of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the National Prohibition Law.] -- Selected Passages from Congressional Speeches of Fiorello La Guardia, 1925-30. -- Notes -- Author's Note -- Preface -- Chapter 1. Rum Row -- Chapter 2. Along the Shore -- Chapter 3. Landfall Manhattan -- Chapter 4. The Broadway Mob -- Chapter 5. Scofflaw City -- Chapter 6. Repeal -- Chapter 7. Manahactanienk -- Bibliography -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- Index
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Link Print version: Lawson, Ellen NicKenzie Smugglers, Bootleggers, and Scofflaws : Prohibition and New York City Albany : State University of New York Press,c2013 9781438448169
Subject Crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.;Criminals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.;Prohibition -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.;Smugglers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century.;New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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