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Date Created1920-1960
DescriptionRalph Clark, of the Seabrook Farms Contract Department, is pictured. Mr. Clark helped contract private farmers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, to grow product for Seabrook Farms.
Date Created1940-1960
DescriptionPictured is Henry Behnke of the Seabrook Farms Contract Department. He helped secure contracts from private farmers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, to produce goods for Seabrook.
Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionPictured is a plant truck parked at the scale house at Seabrook Farms. John Fuyuume explains: 'The trucks would drive onto the platform scale to be weighed fully loaded, and [then] after discharging...
Date Created1950-1959
DescriptionAfter samples were taken of freshly harvested crops, produce was delivered by elevators, or ladle chains, to the third floor for processing. Here, crops were washed, blanched, and sorted.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionThe Farm Security Administration, which operated the camp at Big Oaks, constructed housing using materials not affected by wartime shortages.These structures typically housed guestworkers from the...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionPrefabricated houses - located in "Field no. 16" - were preferred residences at Seabrook, and in 1943 and 1944 housed white Southern migrant workers and their families. Though small and made of flimsy...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionA worker stands outside of a barn in the Big Oaks FSA migrant labor camp in Bridgeton, NJ.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
AuthorAsada, Iddy
Date Created1948-1949
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Iddy Asada recalls the years that she played on the Seabrook girls' softball and girls' basketball teams, both of which traveled to other cities to play opponents. The...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
AuthorLaws, Elaine Glendon
Date Created1994
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Elaine Glendon Laws recalls when elementary-aged Japanese students first arrived at Seabrook. Two fifth-grade classes were created to accommodate everyone. She remembers...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945), 1945, 1945
AuthorWoodruff, J. Alan
Date Created2000-03-03
DescriptionIn this "I remember," memoir, J. Alan Woodruff of Bridgeton, New Jersey, recalls his experiences of attending Seabrook schools and living near the Seabrook community. He believes that the influx of...
Time Period1944, 1949