TITLE

New York: Boom Town's End

AUTHOR(S)
Chasan, Will
PUB. DATE
November 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;11/9/42, Vol. 107 Issue 19, p601
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14883760

 

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