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Notebooks relating to the Jewish community

Four notebooks from the Charles Booth collection relating to the Jewish community in London in the 1880s and 1890s have been digitised and are available online.

Booth/B/197: Jews, 1897

This notebook contains various documents regarding Jews, including letters, booklets, interview notes and a list of synagogues. The notebook is from a series relating to religious influences in London in the late 19th century (for more information see Charles Booth Online Archive Religious Influences Series).

Booth/A19, B108 and B109

These three notebooks relate to textile trades, which in late nineteenth century London included a high number of Jewish employers and workers. The volumes are from a series of notebooks consisting of data regarding trades and industries gathered from questionnaires and interviews of workers, trade union leaders and employers (for more information see Charles Booth Online Archive Industry Series).

Booth/A/19: Tailors, bootmakers and hatters, 1884-1888

Booth/B/108: Tailors, 1894

Booth/B/109: Tailors, 1894

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