Download e-book for iPad: Around Haledon: Immigration and Labor (Images of America) by Angelica M. Santomauro,Evelyn M. Hershey

By Angelica M. Santomauro,Evelyn M. Hershey

ISBN-10: 0738557099

ISBN-13: 9780738557090

ISBN-10: 1531636586

ISBN-13: 9781531636586

by way of 1908, whilst Haledon turned self sufficient from Manchester Township, hundreds of thousands of southern and jap eu immigrants settled within the borough and its surrounding sector. Immigrants chanced on paintings in fabric generators, computer outlets, and different industries positioned in proximity to the town of Paterson and the Passaic River and its potent nice Falls. Land promoters spurred domestic development in Haledon, a streetcar suburb. In 1913, approximately 25,000 employees went on strike, tough an eight-hour workday. in the course of the six-month strike, Haledon grew to become the staff� haven at no cost speech and meeting as they demanded more secure places of work, a dwelling salary, and an finish to baby hard work. Archival images, records, and postcards from 1890 to 1930 proportion the tale of employees and immigrants who fought for the office advantages commonly loved by way of americans today.

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