Culture: Progressivism & Welfare Capitalism


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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 1

    George F. Johnson's early vision of an "Ideal Community" built by the Lester Brother's Company turns out to be a disappointment.

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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 2

    A New York reporter describes the failure of Johnson's 'Ideal Community', Lestershire.

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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 3

    George F. Johnson, along with his brothers Harry L. and C. Fred, leads a revolutionary new home building program in Broome County, New York, to help house Endicott-Johnson workers. This is in an effort to create a stable labor force for the company.

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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 4

    George F. Johnson personally donated money and services to the region including housing, medical care, carousels, parks, gardens, and more.

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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 5

    George F. Johnson celebrates his 50th anniversary in the Southern Tier of New York State. An excerpt from Johnson's speech as well as a worker's positive perspective of being employed by Endicott-Johnson Company.
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  • Johnson | Culture Segment 6

    This video highlights the lasting impact that George F. Johnson still has on the Southern Tier region of New York State.
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Funder: Stephen David Ross University and Community Fund of the Binghamton University Foundation
Funder: Dr. G. Clifford and Florence B. Decker Foundation
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