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Dockworkers and Longshoremen|
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Carpenters and Lumbermen|
Law Land was a joiner or carpenter. His son Percy Land was a carpenter and construction contractor. Herman Blanck was a carpenter and his brothers, John and Louse Blanck, worked as lumbermen in a lumberyard. Henry Erxmeyer and his son Henry were carpenters.
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Cordwainers and Shoemakers|
Henry Blanck was a shoemaker from Lehe, Germany. George Sykes and his family were cordwainers in Yorkshire, England.
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Tailors and Dressmakers|
Catherine Furst Swartzmeier Lindemann was a dressmaker and her second husband, Julius Lindemann, was a tailor.
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|Teamsters and Drivers
Louis Blanck and his brother, Henry Blanck, were drivers/teamsters in Hoboken New Jersey.
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|Seamen, Sailors and Merchant Marines
Henry Blanck Senior, his brothers-in-law, Henrich and Fredrich Erxmeyer and Berend Petermann all were sailors out of Bremerhaven.
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|Important Boat Men in harbors were: pilots, tub boat men, lighter boat men and canal boat men. See Harbor Men|
|The Woolen Industry|
Lands, Laws, and related families in the West Riding of Yorkshire were involved in the woolen trade. For information (with images) on the woolen trade in Yorkshire click on the picture
Johann, Gerhard, and Christopher Blanck of Lehe Germany were linen weavers. For information (with pictures) on linen and linen weaving click on the picture
|Collection of Maggie Land Blanck|
|Driving in Central Park, New York|
|From New York City, State, and Nation
by Sol Holt, 1955|
|Tom Blanck's aunts and uncles worked in "the garment district".|
The caption with this photo reads:
"The making of clothing is New York's leading industry. Its manufacture is done by thousands of small businesses, such as shown above. They produce millions of dollars worth of garments.
In the 1920 census Isabell Walsh was listed as a telephone operator for a Guarantee Trust Company.
|Illustrated 1916, Collection of Maggie Land Blanck|
|Postcard collection of Maggie Land Blanck |
Mathias Langan was listed as a labouer.
While most of the 'humorous" Irish postcards depict "Paddy" as a stupid bumpkin I find this card amusing in that the citified gent got his comeuppance.
|Collection of Maggie Land Blanck, Harper's Monthly, June 1870, THE OCEAN STEAMER
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