Tag: 1930’s


Hightstown, New Jersey – the final days…..

Hightstown, New Jersey – the final days (continued from Garment Plant faces difficulties) Many of the New Deal communities were disliked, for one reason or another, by the older inhabitants in the surrounding areas. This local hostility was very marked at Jersey Homesteads. The type of architecture, the extravagance, and the character and nature of […]


Go back in time with these pictures of people and old houses from Rockingham County, North Carolina in the 1930s

Nestled in the ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, is the county of Rockingham. The county is also known as “North Carolina’s North Star.” Created on December 29, 1785 from Guilford County, it was named after Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, the British Prime Minister from 1765 and again in 1782. […]