Charles F. Seabrook Elementary School, Seabrook, New Jersey

Image shows view of the Charles F. Seabrook Elementary School, a two story brick building located in Seabrook, New Jersey, covered in snow.  The Charles F. Seabrook Elementary School was built in 1922 and began operating in 1923.  The school was named after Charles F. Seabrook, often referred to as the "Henry Ford of Agriculture." Seabrook owned and operated Seabrook Farms, a frozen-foods packaging company, that at one time produced frozen vegetables for General Food.  During a boom in business in WWII, Seabrook recruited and hired approximately 3,000 Japanese Americans from the internment camps, providing pay at the going rate, housing and schools for the children of the workers., Library has digital image only, courtesy of Hideko Shono.
Abstract/Description: Image shows view of the Charles F. Seabrook Elementary School, a two story brick building located in Seabrook, New Jersey, covered in snow. The Charles F. Seabrook Elementary School was built in 1922 and began operating in 1923. The school was named after Charles F. Seabrook, often referred to as the "Henry Ford of Agriculture." Seabrook owned and operated Seabrook Farms, a frozen-foods packaging company, that at one time produced frozen vegetables for General Food. During a boom in business in WWII, Seabrook recruited and hired approximately 3,000 Japanese Americans from the internment camps, providing pay at the going rate, housing and schools for the children of the workers.
Subject(s): Snow
Seabrook (N.J.)
1941-1950
School buildings--New Jersey--Cumberland County