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Date Created1936
DescriptionDrasin works as an operator in the garment factory at the same wage as the other operators. There are several racks of full length coats hanging in the background. Source: Farm Security Administration...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1934
DescriptionIn this letter, Boris Drasin expresses his interest in becoming a resident of Jersey Homesteads to Max Blitzer. Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the 1930s as an agro-industrial...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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AuthorNisnevitz, Samuel
Date Created1938
DescriptionThe federal government created Jersey Homesteads as part of a New Deal initiative. It was unique because it was the only community planned as an agro-industrial cooperative that included a farm, a...
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AuthorDingal, S.
Date Created1936
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...
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Date Created1936
DescriptionIn this letter, Albert Einstein declines an invitation to attend a celebration at Jersey Homesteads. The letter is addressed to Boris Drasin. Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1936
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...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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AuthorDrasin, Boris
Date Created1939
DescriptionJersey Homesteads (later renamed the Borough of Roosevelt) was established in the 1930s as an agro-industrial cooperative community. It was established specifically for urban Jewish garment workers,...