New York: Boom Town's End

Chasan, Will
November 1942
New Republic;11/9/42, Vol. 107 Issue 19, p601
Focuses on the decline in business opportunities in New York City due to the war. Estimation of the number of jobless people in the city; Efforts of Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia to prevent the city from deteriorating; Grievance of the city on the treatment of Washington towards city's garment industry; Ban on new private construction in the city imposed by Washington, which led to the end of jobs of city's 1,00,000 construction workers; Use of outmoded production methods by New York garment manufacturers.


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