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Manufactures in New York City

Source: United States Bureau of the Census
Wage
Wages la Cost of

Value of
Year

Horse
Estab.
Earners Year
Materials Products

Capital Power
No. Aver. No, Dollars

Dolars

Dollars

Dollars NO.H.P 1899.

19,243 388,586 196,656.000 634,210,000 1,172,870,000 853.238.000 1904.

20.839 464,716 248,128,000 818,029,000 1,526,523,000 1.042,946.000 1909.

25.933 553,923 323.414,000 1,090.783,000 2,027,425,000 1,361.860,000 428,838 1914.

29,621 585,279 357,498.000 1,229, 155,000 2,292,832,000 1,626.104,000 550,962 1919.

32,590 638,775 805,822.451 2,861,476,000 5,260.707,577 3.038.557,492 1921.

26.801 536,665 762,596,719 2,248,500,925 4,328,187,499 1923. 27,423 577.971 849,937.423

5,310.017.414 1925.

23,714 538,845 844,648,136 2,718,792,438 5,324,413,612 1927.,

27.076 552,507 904,646,427 2,853,834,232 5.722,071,259 1929

29,361 561,814 910,509,591 2,885,019,885 5,908,203,241 1931

26,232 471.999 678.705,151 2,088,602,135 4,373,911,699 1933

19,233 391,391 438,778.462 1,331,048.611 2,860,672,855 1935

26,061 485,144 582,298,673 1,756,473,582 3,666,218,239 1937

22,235 506,208 629,750.581 2,185,913,680 3,962.292,660 1939.

26,651 512,666 632,755,662 2,237,744,469 4,108,750,275 The 1935 and 1937 figures include printing and publishing.

SUMMARY FOR 1939 BY BOROUGHS
Wages in Cost of Ma-

Value of
Borough
Estab. Earners

Year
terials

Products
No. Aver. No. Dollars

Dollars

Dollars Bronx. 1,082 18,577 24,100.454

52,533,884 115,752,382 Brooklyn 4,910 135,422 155,948,038

445.684,462 870,578,728 Manhattan

18.949 300,102 378,629,784 1,469.212.872 2.618.700,89% Queens..

1,544
52.485 65.410,911

220,625,778

423,431.391 Richmond

166
6,080
8.666,475
49,687,473

80,286,876

Wage

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SUMMARY FOR 1933, BY BOROUGHS Bronx

768

14,947 17.116,533 32,761,437 75.708,311 Brooklyn 3.500 102,112 104.783, 208 283.992,165

598,324.967 Manhattan

13,638 228,859 267,763,304 845,358,515 1.871.646,053 Queens 1.187 39.927 43.175,382

1 10,653,691 265,994,323 Richmond

140
5,546
5.940,035
28,282,803

48.999,201 1939 DATA FOR NEW YORK INDUSTRIAL AREA OUTSIDE OF THE METROPOLIS New York City-Newark-Jersey

Wage

Wages in Cost of Ma- Value of
City Industrial Area
Estab. Earners

Year
terials

Products
No. A ver. No. Dollars

Dollars

Dollars Total: 1939

33,385 849,608 1.042,681,700 3,887.580,270 6,948,444,631 1937

28,007 848,345 1,046,186,704 3.886,157,018 6,764,287,881

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1937 DATA FOR NEW YORK CITY INDUSTRIAL AREA OUTSIDE OF THE METROPOLIS.

Wage Wages in Cost of Ma- Value of
County
Estab. Earners

Year
terials

Products
No. A ver. No. Dollars

Dollars

Dollars (N. Y.) Westchester.

454 22.640 27,979,251 146,235,251 224,323,864 (N. J.) Bergen.

496 27,182 31,961,223 181.496.327 264,043.489 Essex...

1.731

82,677 102,915,826 318,940.782 619.146.173 Hudson

1,427 84 208 107,558,376 438,533,599 738,161,930 Middlessex

380 35,820 41,066,445 331,722,267 434,547,459 Passaic

841 53,751 57.110,002 120,937,930 243.556,109 Union.

443 35.859 47,845,000 162,377,182 278,216,197 Total

5,318 319,497 388,456,872 1,554,008,087 2,577,671,357 Whole Area 1937.

28,007 848,345 1,046,186,704 3,886.157.018 0.764,287.881 1935 (A)

32,195 766,351 878,370,692 2,958,752,421 5.624,037.588 1935

32,237 779,486 899,086,826 2,985,347,383 5,739,353,054 1933

24,012 620,814 665.160.054 2,116,776.719 4,284,825,526 1929

36,307 916,706 1,415.019.737 4,846,209.132 9.339, 103,436 The 1935 (a) figures are comparable with 1937 because of subtraction of two 1935 industries ("gas, manufactured, illuminating and heating," and "railroad repair shops'') which were not included in the 1937 census.

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Retail Trade in N. Y. City, 1939, by `Chief Kinds

Source: United States Bureau of the Census

Sales in
Kind of Business
Stores

Wages in
Year Employees
No.

$1,000 Total, all stores

No.

$1,000

115,219 3,192,594 335,833 Food Group...

420,688 47,955 864.670

52,848 Grocery stores (without fresh meats)

66,546

14,880 277,688 Combination stores (groceries-meats).

12,867

14,054 1,560 109,837

7.516 Dairy products stores.

9,029 964

22,694 Milk dealers...

1.170

1,445 79 51,763

6.910 Meat markets.

15,807 7.528 159,025

8,614 Fish (sea food) markets

10,765 1.514 13,141

888

971 Confectionery stores.

8,012

57.964 Delicatessen stores.

2,346

1.895 2,009 40,931

2, 109 Fruit stores, vegetable markets

2,227 6,688 60,952

3,858 Bakeries, caterers

3,912 2,407 38.949

4,240 Egg and poultry dealers

3,957 877 16,831

864 General Merchandise Group

930

4,215 397.968 • 56,364 Department stores..

68,842 43 295,910

42,012 Dry goods stores

55,998 2,806 30,012

1.984 General merchandise stores with food-other.

2,785 444 9,785

917 Variety stores.

1.236 922 62 261

11,451 Apparel Group

8,823 12.630 477,368

49,222

71,572 Men's-boys' furnishings stores, hat stores

1.265
28,623

2,308 Men's-boys' clothing stores (and furnishings).

3,670 1.126 79,700

5,993

10,485 Family clothing stores. .

388

47,532 Women's ready-to-wear stores

6,018

8,370 2,387 158.657 17,092

24.139 Furriers, tur shops.

376
17,464
1,505

3,346 Mulinery stores

1,689
16,502

2,938 Corset and lingerie shops

3,010 692 10,556

1,064 Hosiery shops.

1,239 596 8,139

869

597 Other apparel stores

642
10.041

1,427 Custom tailors.

1.759 703 11.761 2,536

4,118 Men's shoe stores.

404
15,779

1.100

1.743 Family shoe stores

1,321
35,298

3,016 Women's shoe stores.

4,354 276 20.729 2,011

3,124 Furniture Household -Radio Group

3.893 157.741

13,992

23,936 Furniture stores

870
66.775

5,772

10,172 Floor coverings stores.

494
11.165
1,076

1.793 Drapery, curtain, upholstery stores

225
4,136

348

474 China, glassware, metalware stores

109
3,045

318

501 Interior decorators

156
7,833

605

1,187 Antique shops

242
5.950

452 Other home furnishings stores.

1,012 998 14,408 1.596

2.264 Household appliance dealers.,

319
18.467
2,038

3,625 Radio-household appliance stores

290
19.460
1,341

2,201 Radio stores--musical instrument stores

190
6,502

446

707 Automotive Group

1,166 161,410

8.644

14,669 Motor vehicle dealers, farm implements.

665
145,153

7.143

12,337 Accessory, tire, battery dealers..

483
15,697
1,466

2,273 Filling Stations.

2,706
64,128
6,583

8.149 Lumber, paint, glass, wallpaper, etc.

1,657 71.1304

5,116

8,933 Hardware Group.

1,655
25,455

1,968

2,674 Eating Places

11,438 341.385

81,085

73,866 Drinking Places.

5,201 119,644

16.752

18.328 Drug Stores..

4,006
88, 802

9.961

11.374 Liquor Stores (packaged goods)

911
52.552
2,373

4,340 Other Retail Stores

16,330
358,328
29,527

45,387 Fuel and ice dealers.

2,248
82,870
5,280

8,487 Fuel-oil retailers.

199
21,607
1.099

2,065 Jewelry stores.

843
39,459
3,127

6,298 Book stores

489
11.234
1.717

2,306 Stationery stores.

791
15,206
1,442

1,866 Clgar stores, cigar stands

4,456
52,166
2,053

2,599 Florists.

1.212
14.489
1,984

2,486 Gift, novelty, souvenir shops.

727
11.220
1,161

1,431 News dealers.

1,768
15,103
1,691

1,643 Office, store appliance and equipment dealers.

295
17.382
2,147

3,508 Office, store, school supply dealers

119
3,700

527

736 Opticians

556
7,156

891

1.640 Photographic supply--camera stores

116
5,027

409

604 Sporting goods stores

150
7,465

720

1,161 Luggage stores

175
4.396

380

570 Piano, musical instrument stores.

216
8,494
1,035

1.662 Scientinc, medical instr. and supply dealers.

178
3,826

489 Second-hand Stores, clothing. books, etc.

1,436
11.799
1,379

2,058 RETAIL SUMMARY, 1939, BY BOROUGHS

Sales
Pro-
Em-

Payroll Stores in Year prietors ployees in Year New York-Borough

No.
$1.000

No.

No.

$1.000 Bronx

17.088
348,870

16,463
26,342

32,883 Brooklyn,

38,748 769,057

36,696
65.772

80,109 Manhattan

40,092 1,588,756

33,817
201,600

256,695 Queens

16,699
435,133

14,472
37.908

46,142 Richmond

2,592
50,778
2.307
4,211

4.859 Wholesale Trade-Many wholesalers, especially jobbers. sell also at retail, and it is not easy to separate their sales. According to the Census the wholesale trade in New York City (1939) was:

Establishments, 24,042; sales in year, $12,954.252.000; operating expenses, $1,148,338,000; active proprietors. 15,267; employes, 241,405; payroll in year, $545,796,000; stocks on hand at end of year, $776,429.000.

Sales were divided as follows-by service and limited function merchants. $5,417,476,000; by manufacturers sales branches (with stocks), $1,982,804,000; by those without stocks, $1,388,494,000: petroleum bulk stations, $113,677,000; agents and brokers, $4,009, 458,000; by assemblers (mostly farm products), $42,346,000.

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New York City Food Supply

Sources: Commissioner of Markets and U. 8. Dept. of Agriculture

Figures in Carloads
Classes of Food

1936
1937
1938

1939

1

1940 Fruits and veget. rec. by rail and boat. 139,950 142,062

143,609

138,998 125,473 Fruits and veget. rec. by truck

71,164
54,386
64,928

80,503 82,305 Totals

211,114 196,448 208,537 219,501 207,778 Butter (lbs.)

244.299,056 232.843,569 302,688,784 264.945,528 257,187.868 Cheese (lbs.)

65,886.718 61,302.749 74,211,206 68,497,898 74.882,720 Dressed Poultry (lbs.)

212,096,792 206.602.823 209.147,397 231.294,107 248,172 200 Eggs (doz.)

202,928,940 205,419.720 184.633.950 190,895,310 194,664.300 Milk and Cream (qts.)

1,363,938,800 1,510,533.880 1,486,232,680 1,567,822,920 1,556,511,640 Live Poultry (carloads).

9,148
9,143
8,505
7,662

7,910 Peanuts, Cocoanuts, etc. (carloads)

2,400
3,273
2,695
2,886

2,475 Meats: Local dressed carcasses (lbs.).

801,176,740 744,521.739 795,561,611 797.845,357 802,815,751 Country dressed carcasses (lbs.)

11.721.785 13,457,805 13,894,305 13,446,760 12.717,405 Western dressed carcasses (lbs.). 485,341,970 480.150.254 465,482,010 502.625,157 489.936,207 Western fresh and frozen cuts (lbs.). 147.674,036 152,427,776 159,153,766 166,818,019 182.779,262 Western cured and provisions (lbs.). 112,918,001 113,871,446 110,318,151 115.696,560 90,044,449

Imported fresh and processed (lbs.). 59,488,673 91.356,906 70.010.961 71,092,259 30,392,602 Fish estimated (lbs.).

500,000,000 500,000,000 500,000,000 500,000,000 500,000,000 The above tables, in their entirety, show a total of approximately 11,496,063,197 pounds.

More than $2,000,000,000 worth of perishable food products are received in the City of New York each year. The markets, in 1939-40 (fisc. yr.) were rented for $1,183,190; net income, $435,539.

The deliveries of food at New York in 1940 totaled tatoes, 23.542; peaches, 5,914; tomatoes. 10.302. 210,253 carloads or equivalent carloads, of which California sent 41,051 carlot equivalents; Florida, 82,592 were by truck and 127,661 arrived by rail 30.989; New Jersey. 16.094, Long Island (N. Y.). and boat. The total for 1939 was 222,387, Banana 22.939, other parts of N. Y. State, 21,015: Virginia. receipts in 1940 were 27.903 carlot equivalents. 7.688: Texas, 6.390, North Carolina, 5,363; Maine.

There were 10,131 carlot equivalents of apples; 5,511, Maryland, 3,316; Georgia, 3.027: Arizona. grapes, 7.976; lettuce, 9.728; oranges, 19.004; po- 2,665; Pennsylvania, 3,811, South Carolina, 4,566

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New York City-Vote for Mayor, 1941
BOROUGH SUMMARIES. FIGURES UNOFFICIAL BUT CLOSELY APPROXIMATE

La Guardia
Borough

O'Dwyer Hartmann Repub- Amer., City United

Demolican Labor Fusion City

Total

crat Socialist Manhattan 188,822 81.727 21.840

6,196 298,645 227,499

4,891 Bronx 103,599 135,198 14,951

5,794 259,542 184.660 6,292 Brooklyn.

242.720 174.097 16,905 0,264 439,986 347,423 8,949 Queens 116.080 39.712 8,712

1.796 166.300 258,939 3,050 Richmond 17,482 3,563

701
175 21.921 34,032

963 Total

668,763 434,297 63.109 20,225 1,186,394 1,052,553 24,145 La Guardia's plurality over O'Dwyer and Hartmann, 109,696: his majority over O'Dwyer, 133,841. President of the City Council Morris (R., Fus, etc.). 1,122,746; Fertig (D.), 997.517. City Comptroller - McGoldrick (R., Fus., etc.), 1.152, 116; Church (D.), 997,491.

Proposition 1-To reorganize the County government by abolishing the County offices of Sheriff, Register, Register of Deeds and Registrar, creating the ofhces of City Sheriff and City Register, to be rilled by appointment after competitive civil service examination, and assigning the functions of the offices thereby abolished to the City Sheriff, the City Register and the City Department of CorrectionFor, 507,350; against. 220,092,

A proposed amendment to the State Constitution to extend the term of State Senators was defeated Huth up state and in New York City.

N. Y. Stock Exchange Transactions and Seat Prices

Source: An Official of the Institution
Stocks
Bonds
Seats
Stocks Bonds

Seats Year

Year (Cal.) Shares Par Value High Low (Cal.) Shares Par Value High Low

No.
Dollars Dollars Dollars

No.

Dollars Dollars Dollars 1900 138.312,266 578,359,230 47,500 37,500||1929.. 1,124,990.980 3,020,316,700 625,000 525.000 1905. 263.040.993 1,018,090,420 85,000 72,000||1930. 810.626.276 2,779,009,350 480,000 205.000 1910 163.882,956 634.091.000 94.000 65.000||1931. 576.921,426 3,075,347,100 310,000 125.000 1915. 173,378,655, 956,077.700 74.000 38.000||1932. 425,235,8292,971,965,650 185,000 58,000 1920.. 223,931,349 3,955,036,900 115,000/ 85,000||1933. 654,874,2103,366,402,950 250.000 90.000 1922. 260,753,9974,098,696,027 100,000 86,000||1934, 323,871,840|3,729,460,500 190.000 70,000 1923.. 237,276,927 2,753,506,630 100,000 76,000||1935 381,666,197 3,347,855,300 145,000 65,000 1924. 282,032,923/3.828.019,845 101,000 76,000||1936. 496,063,099|3,575,453, 100174.000 89.000 1925.. 452.211.399 3,398.346.045 150.000 99.000||1937. 409,464,570/2,792,531,000 134.000 61.000 1926. 449,103.258 3.029,684,700 175,000 133,000||1938. 297.466.7221,859,865 000 85,000 51,000 1927.. 576,990,875 3.321,545,600 305,000 170,000|1939. 262,029,599 2,046.083.000 70.000 51.000 1928 920,550,032 2.939.627,750 595,000 290.000||1940 207,599,749) 1,669,438,000 60.000l 33,000

As of the close of business December 31, 1940, there were 1,230 stock issues aggregating 1,454,761,737
shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange with a total market value of $41,890,646,959.
By leading industrial groups, the aggregate market value and average price for each were:
Market Aver. 1

Market Aver.
Value Price

Value Price Autos and accessories. $3,481.165,986 $29.19 Textiles

$ 258,049,925 $22.36 Financial..

833,984,485 16.24 Gas and elec. (operating) 2,146, 274,228 25.25 Chemicals.

5,652,093,029 60.85 Gas and electric (holding) 1,114,404,672 11.63 Building

474,228,086 21.84 Communications (cable, tel., Electrical equip. mig 1,431,454,131 36.47 radio)

3,647,007,011 88.17 Foods .... 2,633,401,356 28.18 Miscellaneous utilities.

85, 108,205 11.05 Rubber and ures. 334,061.006 31.49 Aviation,

604, 966,054 20.31 Farm machinery.

597, 194,406 45.56 Business and ofce equipment. 275,972,963 24.07 Amusements 264, 269, 161 12.31 Shipping services.

7,340,031 4.00 Land and realty.

14,328,132 2.93 Ship building and operating. 102,149,295 23.83 Machinery and metals. 1,530,177,220 23.93 Miscellaneous businesses.

110,420,984 19.92 Mining (excl. iron) 1.635,633,342 25.56 Leather and boots.

158,462,975 21.23 Petroleum .. 3,692,608,589 19.19 Tobacco....

1,400,713,763 50.74 Paper and publishing 421.393,706 19.47|||Garments.

38,798.991 23.16 Retail merchandising. 2,268,912,067 30.55 U. S. co's oper. abroad

493,853,108' 14.46 Rallway oper. and hold. co's

Foreign co's (in. Cuba & Cana ) 628,359,856 15.52 and equip. mfrs.

2,985,460,130 26.06 Steel, iron and coke.

2,568,400,0661 51.05 Tot., all listed stocks..... 41,890,646,959 28.80

N. Y. Curb Exchange Transactions and Seat Prices

Source: An omcial of the Institution
Transactions Prices for Seats

Transactions Prices for Seats Year Stocks Bonds

Year Stocks Bonds (Cal.) (Shares) (ParValue)

High

Low (CaL) (Shares) (Par Value) High Low Number Dollars Dollars Dollars

Number Dollars Dollars Dollars 1925... 88,406,350 500,533,000 37.500 8,500 1933...100,916.602 944,374,000 50,000 25,000 1926.. 115.531.800 525,810,000 35,000 17.500 1934. 60.050,695|1,013,679,000 40.000 17,000 1927.. 126,116,566 575,472,000 67,000 22,000

1935..

75,747,764 1,171,440,000 33,000 12,000 1928. 236,043,682 834.893.000 170.000 50.000 1936.. 134,665, 196 823,050.000 48,000 26.000 1929. 473.770,970 544,542,000 254.000 150.000 1937...104.178.804 442.361,000 35.000

17.500 1930. 222.268,045 863,531,000 225,000 70,000 1938. 49,640,238 366.974,0001 17.500 8,000 1931. 109.812.465 983,288,000 137.000 40.000 1939.. 45.729,898 444,497.000 12.000 7,000 1932 57.108,543/952,289,000 55,000 16,500 1940. 42,928,377

303,902 7,250 6,900

N. Y. City Population, 1940, 1930, by Age, Sex, Color

Source: United States Bureau of the Census 1940 data are estimates based on a preliminary tabulation of a 5 percent cross-section of the 1940 census returns. 1940 numbers less than 20,000, indicated by an asterisk (*), are based on relatively small samples, and are subject to error. This is particularly true of 1940 numbers less than 5,000, indicated by two asterisks (**).

1930 figures for white population include Mexicans, who were classified with "Other races" in the 1930 Census Reports. 1930 totals include persons of unknown age. All Classes

White

Non-white
City, Age and
Census Year

Total Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female All ages: 1940.7,454,995 3,686,034 3,768,961 6,976,649 3,462,5873,514,062 478,346 223,447 254,899 Under 5.

441.984 225,440 216,544 410,137 209,766 200,371 31,847 15,674 *16,173 5 to 9.

475,387 242,589 232,798 440.163 224,399 215.764 35,224 *18,190 *17.034 10 to 13

445,252 223 266 221,986 415,440 208.850 206,590 29,812 *14,416 *15.396 14 to 19

721,902 358,723 363,179 679,050 339.087 339,963 42.852 *19,636 23,216 20 to 24

648,570 301,156 347,414 605,478 285,4981 319.980 43.092 *15,658 27.434 25 to 44

2,689,094 1,313,584 1,375,510 2,483,844 1,218,507 1,265,337 205.250 95,077 110,173 45 to 64.

1,620,845 834,395 786,450 1,543,756 795,199 748,557 77,089 39,196 37,893 65 and over

411,961 186,881 225,080 398,781 181,281 217.500 +13,180 *5,600 *7,580 All ages: 1930. 6,930,446 3,472,956 3,457,490 6,589,377 3,304,524 3,284,853 341.069 168,432 172,637 Under 5 years.

535,600 272,438 263,162 508,017 258.656 249,361 27,583 13,782 13,801 5 to 9. 577.284 291.782 285,502 552,381 279.622 272,759 24,903

12,160 12,743 10 to 13

463,188 233,916 229,272 447,800 226,522 221.278 15,388 7,394 7.994 14 to 19

711.398 350,087 361,311 686,318 338,899 347,419 25,080 11,188 13,892 20 to 24

687.417 327,734 359,683 647,688 310.184 337,504 39,729 17.550 22,179 25 to 44

2,485,396 1.261,860 1,223,536 2,325,636 1.180,112 1,145,524 159.760 81.748 78,012 45 to 64.

1,199,674 610,568 589.106 1,156,481 588,104 568,377 43,193 22,464 20,729 65 and over

264,502 121,5601 142,9421 259,615 119,699 139,916 4.8871 1,8611 3,026

Police and Crime Statistics in New York City

Source: The Police Commissioner

Arrests

Arrests
Year
Police Police Year

Police Police (Cal.) Homi- Other Tot, all Force Dept. (Cal.) Homi- Other | Tot, all Force Dept. cide Fel.'s Crime

Expend.
cide Fel.'s Crime

Expend.
No. No. No. No. Dollars

NO. No. No. No. Dollars 1905...

711 10.716 198,356 8,859 12.505,657 1929... 373 12,837 354,610 17.780 48,705,918 1910... 443 7,2431 170,681 9.963 15,316,478 1930.. 377 13,350 465,576 18,6331 60,198,591 1916..

452 14.044 212,452 10.858 17.364,594 1931.. 433 13,925 477,324 19,333 63,910,282 1920..

254 13,319 266,749 10,905 24,595,187 1932... 449 12,902 516,128 19.333 65,253,948 1921.. 261 12,382 272,751 11,507 29.901,379 1933... 420 16,915 460,484 19,333 61,493.887 1922.. 290 12,446) 303,451 11,940 30,705,185 1934.. 351 16.613 556,640 19.331 59.211.500 1923.. 295 12,741 301,206 12,720 32,042,223 1935..

383

16,598 732, 233 19,331 61.132,134 1924.. 297 13,7831 346,270 13,154 33,187,918 1936.. 347 15,338 826,8871 19,332 61,429,082 1925..

338 13.913 333,083 14,150 38,115,479 1937.. 263 15,886 941,789 19,346 64,619,268 1926.. 306 13,073 348,402 15,950 41,403,223 1938,

15,393 999,348 19,346 66.606,993 1927.. 282

11.832 416.717 16,973 45,018,725 1939. 241 14,316 1,046,933 19,346 67,154.421 1928... 373 12,609 454,339 17,769 47,042,346 1940. 295 13,701 895,675 18.748 67,041,871

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or those arrested in 1939 accused of major crimes, 60 per cent were unemployed.

Homicides in the City of New York

Source: The Chief Medical Examiner Manhattan-(1922) 201; (1923) 187; (1924) 237; Richmond-(1922) 7; (1923) 6; (1924) 7; (1925) 7; (1925) 231; (1926) 218; (1927) 220; (1928) 257; (1926) 3; (1927) 4; (1928) 5; (1929) 2; (1930) 6 (1929) 259 (1930) 273; (1931) 333; (1932) 330; (1931) 3; (1932) 13; (1933) 6; (1934) 7; (1935) 3: (1933) 293; (1934) 232; (1935) 245; (1936) 234; (1936) 4; (1937) ?; (1938) 3; (1939) 4; (1940) 2. (1937) 231; (1938) 167; (1939) 189; (1940) 173.

Whole City--(1920) 344; (1921) 307: (1922) 350: Brooklyn (1925) 81; (1926) 82; (1927) 87; (1928) (1923) 303; (1924) 390; (1925) 356; (1926) 344; 92; (1929) 114; (1930) 148; (1931) 124; (1932) 140; (1927) 372; (1928) 399; (1929) 426: (1930) 498 (1933) 138; (1934) 120; (1935) 104; (1936) 79; (1937) (1931) 569; (1932) 565; (1933) 524; (1934) 426: 70; (1938) 86; (1939) 72; (1940) 58.

(1935) 427; (1936) 372; (1937) 350; (1938) 294 Bronx-(1924) 33; (1925) 22; (1926) 19; (1927) (1939) 302; (1940) 285. 33; (1928) 23: (1929) 29; (1930) 40; (1931) 70; Killings by police (1921) 12; (1922) 21; (1923) (1932) 42; (1933) 40; (1934) 34; (1935) 39; (1936) 15; (1924) 33: (1925) 15: (1926) 19; (1927) 26: 23; (1937) 22; (1938) 26: (1939) 23; (1940) 35. (1928) 23; (1929) 29 (1930) 37; (1931) 44; (1932)

Queens --(1922) 13; (1923) 20; (1924) 18; (1925) 38; (1933) 40: (1934) 28; (1935) 28; (1936) 24; 15; (1926) 22; (1927) 28; (1928) 22; (1929) 22; (1937) 30; (1938) 22; (1939) 21; (1940) 22. (1930) 31; (1931) 39; (1932) 40; (1933) 47; (1934) Suicides (1940)---Manhattan, 531; Brooklyn, 327; 33: (1935) 36; (1936) 32; (1937) 25; (1938) 12; Bronx, 204; Queens, 204; Richmond, 30; total 5 (1939) 14; (1940) 18.

: boroughs--1,296.

Jury Service in New York City

Source: An official of the County Clerk's office The new act provides a uniform jury law for and the deputy of each; the secretary to the the five counties embraced in the City of New governor. York

3. A member of congress or of the legislature. Section 596 lists the qualifications of jurors, as or of the city council of the city of New York. follows: In order to be qualified to serve as a 4. A judge of a court of record, or a surrogate. juror in the counties included with a city having 5. A sheriff, under sheriff, or deputy sheriff, a population of one million or more, a person regularly engaged in the performance of his duties. must:

6. The clerk or deputy clerk of any court. 1. Be a citizen of the United States, and a No public officer or employee of the United resident of the county.

States government, or of any state, city or munici2. Be not less than 21, nor more than 70 years pality, or of any political subdivision of any of of age.

them, or of any official board, authority, council, 3. Be the owner, in his or her own right, of commission, corporation, or other agency of any of real or personal property of the value of $250; or them, shall serve on any grand jury. the husband of a woman or wife of a man who is the owner, in his or her own right, of real or

Those Who May Claim Exemption personal property of that value.

Those entitled to exemption from jury service 4. Be in the possession of his natural faculties

are-women, clergymen, physicians, surgeons, surand not infirm or decrepit.

geon dentists, pharmacists, embalmers, optome5. Not have been convicted of a felony or a

trists, attorneys; members of the army, navy, misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

marine corps, national guard, naval militia; fire6. Be intelligent; of sound mind and good

men, policemen, exempt volunteer firemen; officers character; well informed; able to read and write

of vessels, licensed pilots. Exemptions are based the English language understandingly.

on affidavits filed with the county clerk, and subA person dwelling or lodging or having or ject to public inspection. maintaining a dwelling or lodging in a county for

The right to exemption must be claimed at the the greater part of the time between October 1

time of examination for liability to serve as a and June 30 next thereafter, is a resident of that

juror. If a person fails to present such claim at county, within the meaning of this section.

such time, he shall be deemed to have waived the Those Who Are Disqualified

same and cannot be exempted thereafter except

for reasons accruing after the time of examination, Each of the following officers is disqualified to If, however, he claims exemption at the time of serve as a juror:

his exammation and is not granted the same, he 1. All elected members of the federal, state and may present such claim for exemption to the city executive departments,

court when drawn for jury service or may review 2. The comptroller; attorney-general; head of such refusal in the manner provided by article 78 a department or head and members of a board. of the civil practice act. council or commission which is the head of a Jurors now serve only once in 2 years. A new law civil department of the federal, state or

city requires the checking of prospective jurors' names government; members of the state tax commission: against police records before they are accepted, or the state commission of correction; or the reduces the service required in General Sessions to state industrial board; or the public service and the two weeks required in civil courts of Manhattan transit commissions; the commissioner of educa- and the Bronx and prescribes procedure designed tion; or agriculture and markets; or social welfare to reduce annoyances incidental to jury service.

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