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    • Unit 03-Growing Up in New Rochelle (continued)

    • Business enterprises; Business districts; Busing (School integration); Military organizations; Military camps; Athletes; Judaism; Race discrimination; Synagogues;
    • Downtown New Rochelle's Retail Stores were relatively new and created a bustling shop atmosphere. George would travel to downtown, New Rochelle from his Quaker Ridge neighborhood.
    • Unit 02-Family Story of Emigration to U.S.

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business district; Military organizations; Automobile driving; Physical conditions; Diseases;
    • He remembers that some of his graduating high school classmates of 1941 enlisted in the Armed Forces immediately following their graduation. City Hall was also located on Main Street, along with many bustling market stores on Main Street and...
    • Unit 03-Social Culture in New Rochelle/WWII Training and Deployment

    • Family; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Business enterprises; Business districts; Economic social conditions; Depressions; Segregation; Civil rights; Military organizations; Judaism; War;
    • The original Temple Israel was just a small building. In the 1930's there was only a handful of community members that either were not members. He talks abot the difficult times associated with the Great Depression in New Rochelle during the time...
    • Unit 04-WWII (continued)

    • Military organizations; Military life; Military Personnel; Military mobilizations; War; Battleships; Veterans; Soldiers; Depressions; Social aspects;
    • His batallion moved around from one location to another. One battalion was on a ship called the "Lou Gehrig." He remembers seeing Lou Gehrig around town in New Rochelle. Lou Gehrig was invited to be an honored guest of Camp Scattico, the summer...
    • Unit 05-WWII (continued)

    • Military organizations; Military personnel; Military life, War; Veterans; War casualties; Soldiers;
    • They were at Utah Beach for a few days. Most of the towns in Normandy were in disarray. Farmers distinguished one property from another with hedgerows. But because of the war, the hedgerows hadn't been trimmed in quite some time, so they were...
    • Unit 07--Business District on Main Street, New Rochelle in 1950

    • Military cookery; Military organizations; Military personnel; Business districts; Business enterprises; Educational facilities; Education; Teachers; Social aspects; Soldiers;
    • He references the Principal Willis Thompson, and working on the school paper, titled 'The Castle Currier.' He references the names of teachers: Ruth Stewart (Math), Anna Koff (English), Sam Schmuckler (History). He recalls sending war articles...
    • Murray Mendelsohn oral history interview [audio]

    • Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Immigrants; Religion; Religious education; Judaism; Depressions; Education; Educational facilities; Military organizations, War, War casualties; Business enterprises; Business districts; City planning;...
    • Murray Mendelsohn, a long time resident and local business owner in New Rochelle, talks in great detail about his memories of growing up in the City of New Rochelle, his enlistment into the Armed Forces during WWII, his recollection of military...
    • The home guard, Nyack, NY

    • Military organizations; Military personnel; Militias;
    • Eight members of the World War I Home Guard stand at attention. Their uniforms consisted of a broad-brimmed hat, a belted wool jacket, knickers, and spats. Mr. Cooper is in the back row, third from left. The front row is identified left to right:...

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