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Pietro "Pete" Panto  was an Italian American longshoreman and union activist who was murdered by the mob for speaking out and organizing against currupt union leadership. The Red Hook WaterStories team has not written an entry about him yet but...

Subjects: Labor, Individuals, Crime

In the summer of 1850, an African-American woman was abducted and brought to Red Hook Point - just below the Atlantic Dock - to be taken by schooner to the South.  Suspicious workers in the area were told by the captors that the woman was a...

The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor was created in 1953 in response to the pervasive corruption on the waterfront in the Port of New York-New Jersey.  A joint state agency it was formed after public hearings revealed corruption,...

Street address: 100 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201
Tel.: (718 )852-2434
Fax: (718) 596-5306

Subjects: Crime, Maritime

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