Lecture: Catherine Cangany, PhD, "Kosher Meat Riot of 1910"

May 5 2024 | 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Woman and baby walking in front of a Kosher butcher shop.

To feed their families amid rapid inflation, fed-up Orthodox women took on the Gilded-Age robber barons' "Beef Trust." Join JHSM Executive Director, Catherine Cangany, PhD as she takes a deep dive into this forgotten event in Detroit’s past.

Before the lecture, visit In the Neighborhood: Everyday Life on Hastings Street, Jewish Historical Society of Michigan’s exhibition located in the Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery (2nd floor).

Presented by Jewish Historical Society of Michigan.

Free with museum admission.

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