garment trade

The Ringels in Berlin—time of prosperity

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From 1880s to the 1930s, the Ringel family prospered in the garment trade in the German capital. Herman made men's outerwear.

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The Scheunenviertal in the 1880s

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Schija Ringel came from Poland to seek his fortune in Berlin’s old Jewish district.

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The Rabinowitz family in Jewish Harlem

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Joseph and Lena Rabinowitz were Russian immigrants who ran a corner grocery in Jewish Harlem. Their nine children were native Americans.

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