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By Angelica M. Santomauro,Evelyn M. Hershey

through 1908, while Haledon grew to become self reliant from Manchester Township, millions of southern and japanese eu immigrants settled within the borough and its surrounding quarter. Immigrants chanced on paintings in fabric generators, desktop outlets, and different industries positioned in proximity to the town of Paterson and the Passaic River and its strong nice Falls. Land promoters spurred domestic construction in Haledon, a streetcar suburb. In 1913, approximately 25,000 staff went on strike, tough an eight-hour workday. throughout the six-month strike, Haledon grew to become the employees� haven at no cost speech and meeting as they demanded more secure offices, a dwelling salary, and an finish to baby exertions. Archival images, records, and postcards from 1890 to 1930 percentage the tale of employees and immigrants who fought for the office merits generally loved via american citizens today.

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