Date Created1947
DescriptionSummer baseball team sponsored by the Rakoczi Association during the 1947 league. The picture was taken in the lower meeting room of the Magyar Reformed Church, located on the corner of Somerset St....
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1945-05-25
DescriptionA letter from the principal of Bridgeton High School, Harry C. Smalley, praises Japanese American students and the ease with which they have been assimilated into the student body. Smalley claims that...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1944-12-26
DescriptionBy December 1944, 817 internees had been released to Seabrook Farms. The total number would exceed 2,500, although many Issei and Nisei returned to California after the war's end.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Date Created1950-1955
DescriptionEllen Nakamura, who had been interned at the Jerome Relocation Center in Arkansas, served as a recruitment scout for Seabrook Farms. She regularly communicated with H. Leon Yager, the WRA official in...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
AuthorSeabrook, J. M.
Date Created1944-06-17
DescriptionSeabrook Farms acquired 150 German prisoners of war who were being held at a former Civilian Conservation Corps camp in nearby Parvin State Park. Seabrook issued strict guidelines to its employees on...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Date Created1945-1946
DescriptionRecruited as part of an agreement between Local 56 of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union, which represented workers at Seabrook, and the Southern Tenant Farmers Union (STFU), which represented cotton...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1945-1946
DescriptionWhite officials in the South often prevented black agricultural laborers from migrating as seasonal laborers, and the agreement between Local 56, the STFU, and Seabrook Farms was described by Jack...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1945-06-27
DescriptionCecil Roach fell ill after coming to the United States as a guestworker, and (illegally) went to Boston to receive care from his sister there. In this letter addressed to President Truman, Roach...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1945-08-17
DescriptionA letter from the WMC to the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization instructs officers with the agency to arrest and send the Barbadians who left their contracts to Florida for deportation.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1944-05-06
DescriptionThis letter, from Bridgeton Mayor Bertram F. Aitken to C.F. Seabrook, discusses why town officials preferred relocated Japanese Americans to “the undesirable southern Negro labor.” Racist...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)