When I was enrolled in kindergarten, the teacher picked me to act in a 30-minute play, Capmaker
and the Sailor.
67) The Discourse, written in the summer of 1549 but unpublished until 1581, consists of a series of dialogues in which several characters--a knight, a doctor, a merchant, a capmaker
, and a husbandman--discuss the commonwealth's economic crisis and offer explanations for it.
Salsberg, a capmaker
by trade, was born in Lagov, Poland, in 1902 and had immigrated with his parents to Canada in 1913.
Les cooperateurs utilisent en fait les termes anglais suivants; clerk, peddler, laborer, capmaker
, operator, tailor, bookkeeper, barber et mechanic.
I like to quote Roger Ikor, who, in his prize-winning novel about an immigrant Jewish capmaker
in Paris, vividly evoked the late nineteenth-century emigration question: Where to?
DiDetroit Yiddishe Directory (1907), from which Robert Rockaway draws effectively, reported Jewish clerks and peddlers on the east side but also tailors, capmakers
, dressmakers, and others.
Given the prominence of Jews in the Monteal clothing trade by about 1900, it is surprising that there were far fewer Jewish clothiers than hatters, capmakers
, and furriers.