Snapshots of the Defense Boom

Grafton, Samuel
February 1941
New Republic;2/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p145
Focuses on social conditions in the defense towns in Connecticut. Reference to the prosperity of defense business in various cities; Discussion of the housing problem due to flow of migrants into the state; Neglect of textile mills and gadget foundries; Willingness of the American worker to commute daily by automobile distances up to seventy-five miles; Attempts made by people in Connecticut to increase their savings.


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