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Old 10-27-2008, 12:07 PM
 
Location: North Jersey, NJ
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Hey

Does anyone know where the pig market got its name from during the immigration to America? The place was in New York.

Thanks for helping me
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Old 10-27-2008, 02:12 PM
 
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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It probably got that name from being a goat market
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Old 10-27-2008, 03:27 PM
 
Location: North Jersey, NJ
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It probably got that name from being a goat market
What's goat market? Pls be specific
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Old 10-27-2008, 05:55 PM
 
Location: Alvarado, TX
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Hey

Does anyone know where the pig market got its name from during the immigration to America? The place was in New York.

Thanks for helping me
Take a look-see here: Adam Rome | Nature Wars, Culture Wars: Immigration and Environmental Reform in the Progressive Era | Environmental History, 13.3 | The History Cooperative

The term, "pig market" is specifically addresses. When you get there, d a search for the term. Interesting.
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Old 10-27-2008, 07:49 PM
 
Location: North Jersey, NJ
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Take a look-see here: Adam Rome | Nature Wars, Culture Wars: Immigration and Environmental Reform in the Progressive Era | Environmental History, 13.3 | The History Cooperative

The term, "pig market" is specifically addresses. When you get there, d a search for the term. Interesting.
I went thru it and couldn't find any
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Alvarado, TX
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I went thru it and couldn't find any
Ah, geez, it can't be that difficult, can it?

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The popular epithet for the Jewish market in New York spoke to the deeper anxieties at work in the effort to restrict peddling. To non-Jews, Hester Street was "the Pig Market." The association of immigrants with pigs had a long history. The Irish—the most despised of the old immigrants—often were accused of living like pigs. In many cities, their neighborhood was known as "Pigtown" or "Pigville." Unlike the Irish, however, no Jews raised pigs. Religious Jews never ate pork. As Jacob Riis noted in How the Other Half Lives, the name "Pig Market" could not have been more inaccurate: "The name was given to it probably in derision, for pork is the one ware that is not on sale in the Pig-market."32

32. Riis, How the Other Half Lives, 115. For the Irish neighborhood names, see Roy Rosenzweig and Elizabeth Blackmar, The Park and the People: A History of Central Park (1992; reprint, New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1994), 73; Baldwin, Domesticating the Street, 19.
And I stand corrected, this is the ONLY paragraph with the term "Pig Market" contained, in this article. Oh, well...
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:18 AM
 
Location: North Jersey, NJ
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Ah, geez, it can't be that difficult, can it?

And I stand corrected, this is the ONLY paragraph with the term "Pig Market" contained, in this article. Oh, well...

Thank you! I was lazy and didn't read everything.
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:21 AM
 
Location: Alvarado, TX
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Thank you! I was lazy and didn't read everything.
You're welcome. BTW, I went back and googled pig market, pig market immigration, didn't find anything else. You're on your own, now. Good Luck!
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