Photo of Harry L. Barck, front page Newark Evening News
, February 25, 1938. Poormaster’s letter, courtesy Hoboken Historical Museum. Bread tickets and form designating allowable groceries, courtesy Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.
Map of Hoboken, 1938, with new annotations, from New Jersey: A Guide to Its Present and Past
, compiled and written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of New Jersey, as part of its illustrated American Guide Series, © 1939 New Jersey Guild Associates, Inc. Reprinted in The WPA Guide to 1930s New Jersey
, © 1986, 1995 Rutgers University Press. Aerial view used on homepage: Fairchild Aerial Survey, Inc., reproduced in PM magazine, vol. 1, no. 40 (August 12, 1940).
Photo of Bernard J. McFeely, ca. 1921, courtesy Hoboken Historical Museum. Group photo, circa 1940, Fred DeSapio Collection, Hoboken Historical Museum. “The McFeely Payrollers,” schematic derived from 1938 New York Post
article, reproduced in LIFE
magazine May 26, 1947.
The Nation in Crisis:
Food line, PM magazine (August 12, 1940). Film footage licensed to author by F.I.L.M. Archives, Inc. Workers Alliance march on Washington, August 1937, Records of the National Park Service, Still Picture Records Section, National Archives, College Park, MD.
Police photo of Herman Matson, courtesy Hoboken Historical Museum. Mimeographed flyer and reproduction of New York Post article in Workers Defense League pamphlet: Records of the Works Progress Administration, National Archives, College Park, Maryland. Workers Alliance march on Washington, August 1937, Records of the National Park Service, Still Picture Records Section, National Archives, College Park, MD.
February 25, 1938: Series of forensic photos from the Scutellaro case file, courtesy Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.
Cropped photo of Joseph F. Scutellaro and his last aid application, from his case file, courtesy Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. Title of Il Progresso Italo-American
article translated by Elisa Varano.
Photo of Samuel S. Leibowitz with Anna Scutellaro, 1939, New York Daily News/Getty Images. Cover, The Defender: The Life and Career of Samuel S. Leibowitz
, 1893-1933 (Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1981.) Jersey Observer
partial clipping, January 16, 1939.
Audio clips of Judge Charles DeFazio’s recollections, from interviews conducted by Nora Jacobson, October 25, 1988 and May 27, 1992. Deposited with the Hoboken Historical Museum.