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Lincoln the Mystic: James Earle Fraser's Lincoln (1930), Jersey City, New Jersey

James A. Percoco

in Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228959
eISBN:
9780823234981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228959.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

James Earle Fraser's Lincoln in Jersey City, New Jersey is a thoughtful portrait of Abraham Lincoln, seated on a boulder, lost in either meditation or deep thought, ... More


Epilogue: Aftermath and Legacy

Donald W. Rogers

in Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This epilogue shows that Hague v. CIO had a legacy more complex than its reputation as a speech rights victory for workers and others over dictatorial city boss Frank Hague under the Bill of Rights. ... More


Another Long and Costly Delay

Robert W. Jackson

in Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the controversy arising from the New Jersey commission's street-widening agreement with Jersey City. Under the deal, the New Jersey negotiating committee agreed to pay for the ... More


The Ninth Inning

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0055
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The color line was effectively breached the day Jackie Robinson stepped to the plate at Jersey City's Roosevelt Stadium in the first inning of the Little Giants versus Montreal Royals game in April ... More


A Dream Seeks a Path

Jill D. Snider

in Lucean Arthur Headen: The Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654355
eISBN:
9781469654379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654355.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 3 describes Headen’s life in Jersey City, NJ, from 1903 to 1911, a period in which he worked as a Pullman porter and as a dining car waiter for the Erie Railroad. It documents his life as a ... More


Workers against the City: The Fight for Free Speech in Hague v. CIO

Donald W. Rogers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043468
eISBN:
9780252052347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043468.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book contributes to legal and labor history by reinterpreting the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hague v. CIO (1939) decision, which upheld a federal district court injunction prohibiting Jersey City boss ... More


Highway under the Hudson: A History of the Holland Tunnel

Robert W. Jackson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742990
eISBN:
9780814745045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Every year, more than thirty-three million vehicles traverse the Holland Tunnel, making their way to and from Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. From tourists to commuters, many cross the tunnel's ... More


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