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Title Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940.
Object Name Newspaper
Catalog Number 2005.003.0013
Collection Hoboken Library & Literary Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Scope & Content Article: "Hoboken: Portrait of a Sick City" in newspaper, PM, vol 1, no. 40, New York, Monday, August 12, 1940. Photo and article mentioned on cover; article covers full pages from 12 to 19 (the newspaper did not accept advertising.) Article written by James A. Wechsler and illustrated with photographs taken by staff photographer Margaret Bourke-White except for an aerial and two file photos.

It is also available on one DVD-R disk in TIFF format.

Topics included: Mayor Bernard N. McFeely; Hoboken government including corruption and intimidation; 1939 election and Fusion ticket; welfare and relief; public health; condition of housing; aerial photo of Hoboken by Fairchild Aerial Survey, Inc.; labor strike at American Lead Pencil Company on July 15, 1940; murder of the Overseer of the Poor by Joseph Scuttelero [sic - Scutellaro]; soup kitchens; St. Ann's Festival; open fire hydrants and children playing.

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People Bonani, Angelo
Bourke-White, Margaret
Burke, Nora
De Matte Virginia
Guzzi, Jeremiah
Guzzi, Jeremiah, Jr.
Guzzi, Michael
Guzzi, Mildred
Guzzi, Rose
Guzzi, Theresa
Lupo, Katherine
Matson, Herman
McFeely, Bernard N.
Meyer, Jenny
Mongiello, Viola
Peretti, Sophie
Scutellaro, Joseph
Sister Eugenia
Wechsler, James A.
Date 1940
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1940
Search Terms American Lead Pencil Company
Fourth St.
Madison St.
Second St.
Overseer of the Poor
Newark St.
Hoboken Police
Saint Anthony's Church
Saint Ann's Church
Caption front cover
Imagefile 031\20050030013.jpg
Classification Aerials
Buildings
Business & Commerce
Children
Children
Church Interior
Churches & Temples
Crime
Cultural Activities
Domestic Life
Elections
Exteriors
Factories
Furnishings
Gardens & Yards
Government & Politics
Health
Interiors
Law Enforcement
Manufacturing
Mayors
Men
Parades & Pageants
People
Play
Religion
Signs
Social & Personal Activity
Trucks
Unions
Women