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Date Created1944-04-13
DescriptionParoled internees had to contend with hostile receptions in many places. White residents of Great Meadows, NJ, including the soldier shown here, protested farmer George Kowalick's decision to hire...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1942-1945
DescriptionThe Takedas were sent to the Tule Lake concentration camp in northeastern California, where "no-nos" who rejected the loyalty questionnaire were sent as dissenters ineligible for parole.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1943
DescriptionIn a 1943 photo from the Farm Security Administration, a small child is shown picking beans in a field. Many migrant workers traveled with their children, and reformers were concerned about working...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1942-07
DescriptionMigrant workers like the man living in this barn often did not have adequate food storage or cooking facilities.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1942-06
DescriptionToilets installed over pits were among the many sanitary concerns that surrounded living conditions in the migrant labor camps. Visitors to the camp commented on the unbearable smell that emanated...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created1942-06
DescriptionPumps like the one featured here were the sole source of water at the FSA camp. Access to uncontaminated water posed another concern to reformers.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1942-07
DescriptionSpecial laundry stations were created by the FSA at Big Oaks, and were served by pumped-in cold water.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1866-1870
DescriptionThis CDV format photograph of 1st Lieutenant Marcus A. Stults was originally taken by R.M. Boggs, Photograph, 226 Burnett, St., New Brunswick, N.J. This particular printing from the original glass...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
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Date Created1862-1863
DescriptionCDV format photograph of Private Van Wickle Griggs taken by J. Byerly, Photographer, Market Street, Frederick, Maryland between September 1862 and July 1863 while the 14th New Jersey was assigned to...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
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Date Created1862-1863
DescriptionAlfred Carmen lived in the Cranbury, New Jersey area and was killed in action on 11/27/1863 at Locust Grove, VA. This front and reverse side CDV format photograph was taken by Marken's Gallery,...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)