Re: Lower East Side Gangs #general

Jeff Marx

Renee Payne asked about finding information about her relative who may
have been involved in a gang on New York?s Lower East Side.

Books on the subject (many have a names index):

1. Gangster City, The History of the New York Underworld 1900-1935,
Patrick Downey

2. The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America, Albert Fried

3. Our Gang: Jewish Crime and the NY Jewish Community 1900-1940, Jenna
Weissman Joselit

4. The Starker: Big Jack Zelig, The Becker-Rosenthal Case, and the Advent
of the Jewish Gangster, Rose Keefe

5. Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old NY, Luc Sante

6. The Gangs of NY, Hebert Asbury

7. The Jews of Sing Sing, Ron Arons

8. But He was Good to his Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters,
Robert A. Rockaway

9. Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams, Rich Cohen

Brownsville, Neil Kleid and Jake Allen

Jeff Marx

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