Photograph of Carl and Nettie Halpern with their daughter, Helen, on the ship Crna Gora in 1953.
New York (State) - Photograph of Carl Halpern with Joel Halpern (age 12) partially in frame. The photograph was taken on the edge of the Niagara River with Niagara Falls in the background during a family vacation to Niagara Falls in 1941.
New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern focuses on his memories of the Electro Chemical Company where he worked from 1917-1965. The interview begins with Carl talking about people who worked in the factory, seniority, relations between management and workers, support of family members working together and resolving conflicts within the family of workers. ... more
1994 Nov. 26
New York (State) - This oral history recording consists of Addie and Gert's memories of the Electro Chemical Company where they both worked. Carl Halpern, other upper management and workers are mentioned. Gert worked there for approximately three years and made $19/week, Addie was there on and off for over 22 years and started at $.35/hour but got up to $50/week when she left in 1945. They both tell anecd... more
1976 June 10
New York (State) - In this oral history interview conducted by son Joel Halpern, Carl Halpern talks about his memories of Electro Chemical, the company that he worked for from 1917 to 1965. He describes a discriminatory job advertisement that he had to intercept, questionable hiring practices, payoffs, unproductive workers and strikes. He gives some perspective on the view of Jews in th... more