// // 2,7 Min // 04.07.2011
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A home of one's own: that's the American dream. But what happens when the dreamers are immigrants, factory workers, and Communists?
In the mid-1920s, thousands of Jewish immigrant garment workers managed to catapult themselves out of urban slums and ghettos by pooling their resources and building four cooperatively owned and run apartment complexes in the Bronx. They believed that owning one's home went a long way toward controlling one's fate