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The first ones to move were the Jews, then the Italians, then the Poles

“We came here in ’49. We came on a boat to Boston, and from Boston by train to New York, and I lost all my jewelry that I had in my pocketbook in the taxicab here. They said to put all your jewelry on, because you will pay duties. It was not true, nobody looked. It was so hot

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Grant Barrett