Agricultural Work

1878   Cranberry Bog, Ocean County Pickers at Work; a newspaper illustration from Harper’s Weekly, November 10, 1878.

1869   Strawberry Fields, Burlington County,1869, a Harper’s Weekly newspaper illustration.

c. 1920s  Elizabeth Coleman White (1871-1954), developer of the nation’s first cultivated blueberry.

1940   Child Labor on New Jersey Farms, 1940.

c. 1943   Buying Victory Garden Seed, c.1943.

c. 1950s   Alberta Gonzalez (1914-1996), a migrant farm worker and labor leader.

1952   New Jersey Wage Discrimination Act. This act was New Jersey’s first equal pay act, 1952.