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Yonkel, the Cow-boy Jew

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Yonkle is Yiddish for Jacob who is a cowboy Jew who wears spats and is our West and becomes a Cowboy as many Jews did but many as peddlers bringing goods from the East to the Western outposts. The Indians called the Jews Egg people as they would not eat the unkosher meat. Will J. Harris (composer lyricist); Harry I. Robinson (composer). One of the caricatures is of a pawnbroker in front of the three "balls" of the sign.

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