"Little Italy"

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Dec 5 01:14:06 UTC 2001

On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 07:59:58PM -0500, Fred Shapiro wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Dec 2001, GSCole wrote:
> > A quick search of MOA Cornell finds "Little Italy" in NYC mentioned in
> > The North American review, September 1891, 153 #418, in Mrs. Mary A.
> > Livermore's Cooperative Womanhood in the State, p.293.
> The New York "Little Italy" is mentioned in Science, Vol. 9, No. 226.
> (Jun. 3, 1887), p. 530.

That's _a_ New York "Little Italy". It's one on what is now the Upper
East Side, between Madison and Fifth near Central Park; it's not
the one around Mulberry Street that is now usually considered _the_
Little Italy in New York.

Jesse Sheidlower

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