Garment Workers of South Jersey: Nine Oral Histories
The garment industry was an important component of the South Jersey economy throughout much of the twentieth century, especially in the Town of Hammonton, New Jersey.
Collected here are informative interviews with nine former garment workers or their family members. Their stories describe a way of life that balanced hard work in the factories with the demands of a caring home life. Here are the words of skilled craftspeople who took pride in their work, their families, and ultimately the lives they led.
85 pages, paperback
Jointly published in 2016 by The Stockton Center on Successful Aging, the South Jersey Culture & History Center, and Kramer Hall. Available on Amazon and by contacting SJCHC