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Date Created1961
DescriptionDale Wright, writer for the World-Telegram and Sun, displays a basket of tomatoes he picked near Hightstown, N.J. Wright worked as a migrant laborer to investigate the work and living conditions of...
Date Created1961
Description"Staff writer Dale Wright shoulders a basket of tomatoes which he has just picked near Hightstown, N.J., in his six-month survey of the squalid life of a migrant farm worker." Caption from booklet...
Date Created1935
DescriptionThe press release announces the approval of "the budget and progress schedule for Jersey Homesteads" by Secretary of the Interior Ickes. Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the...
Date Created1935
DescriptionJersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the 1930s as an agro-industrial cooperative community. It was established specifically for urban Jewish garment workers, many of whom had...
Date Created1961
Description"This is home to a migrant worker and his family - on Route 33 between Hightstown and Freehold, N. J. - where staff writer Dale Wright found conditions no better now than they were eight years ago...
AuthorGarvey, Mary
Date Created1850
DescriptionMary Garvey, an Irish immigrant, was the servant of Rescarrick Moore Smith, a Hightstown businessman and New Jersey State Treasurer. This letter was dictated to and transcribed by Smith's daughter,...
AuthorWright, Dale
Date Created1961
DescriptionDale Wright, a World-Telegram Staff writer, went undercover as a migrant worker in Hightstown, New Jersey, and in Florida. He recorded his observations, interviewed other workers, and took photos of...
Date Created2002
DescriptionThis interview was conducted as part of the New Jersey Historical Commission Grant-funded Multi-Ethnic Oral History Project. The interviewee is Mr. Bui Chuong, a Vietnamese American, who came to the...