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This is a small example of one of the methods colonial girls were taught their ABCs. Colonial girls would take a piece of cloth and cross-stitch letters into it. This was a sort-of alphabet book. Girls were not expected to go to school and, given…

These two photos feature Robert Allen, who lived in the Van Allen House from 1936-1938 with his family. They left to go to Sussex County in New Jersey because the father found a job there. His mother, Dorothy Van Allen, was related to the Van Allen…

The Paterson Silk Workers strike took place in 1913. Many of those who participated in the strike were arrested, possibly as many as 1,850 people. The City of Paterson experienced many strikes between the years of 1990 until 1913. This included…

This is a conflict between a citizen and the National Guard near the Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens. Krafchick and Son Curtains and Linens closed in 1967 after the riots.

This group photograph shows students and the teacher of the Hungarian School in Franklin Township. Much like the modern "Sunday School," Hungarian-American children would attend Hungarian School one day on the weekend where they would study the…

This photograph card depicts a Hungarian family taken at a studio in Debrecen, Hungary. The back of the photograph states that photographs can be ready in 5 minutes. The photographer is listed as Gyula Buchsbaum.

This group photograph shows students and the teacher of the Hungarian School in Franklin Township. Much like the modern "Sunday School," Hungarian-American children would attend Hungarian School one day on the weekend where they would study the…

The two dolls are dressed in the traditional Hungarian peasant costume. These dolls offer a wonderful glimpse into the type of design and pattern-work that is found across a wide range of Hungarian textiles. From the flower-print dress, to the…

A Liberty loan parade in Hoboken, from Washington St. looking north from City Hall. ca. 1918. Boys in uniform holding rifles march past Wordelmann's Bakery (95 Washington Street, the current location of Carlo's Bakery). Liberty loans were war bonds…

Corner of Garfield Avenue in Paterson. A group of five boys stand on the corner near a building. There are several cars on the street.

Portrait of an eight-year old newsboy named Izzie Klein, in Paterson, N.J. Klein worked until 7pm on most nights, this photo taken at 6pm.

Per the 1910 Paterson census, he might be Izidore Klein, who lived at 83 North 3rd Street. The boy was born…
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