Cat.No: 276995 Jersey Joads, the story of the Cranbury Case. Jean Yatrofsky, Frank Kingdon.
Jersey Joads, the story of the Cranbury Case

Jersey Joads, the story of the Cranbury Case

New York: Workers Defense League, 1940. Pamphlet. 14p., mimeographed 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at left, minor uneven toning, otherwise very good. An extra page has been added after the title page announcing victory in the case.

"John Steinbeck has stirred the conscience of our whole country with his tragic story of the Joads. But here is an account of people in our own state as hapless as the Joads. What shall we do?" On Black migratory potato-pickers attacked by a white mob in Cranbury, New Jersey. Discusses the poor housing and work conditions of farm laborers, and their tenuous civil rights. Nine men were ultimately convicted of the assault on the workers, though their sentences were suspended.

Cat.No: 276995

Price: $350.00