Radburn, A Town for the Motor Age


1 Burlington Place1
b. 1929

     The occupants of 1 Burlington Place were
     in 1930-35: Oliver C Hall2,3,4,5
     and in 1937-41: W Earle D Schwartz.6,7,8

Oliver C Hall was born in 1892 in Rhode Island.2 He married May G in 1930.2 Oliver C Hall appeared on the 1930 Census as the head of household at 1 Burlington Place, with May G as wife.2 The value of the house was $10,000.2 Oliver C Hall was an (electrical) engineer at the Telephone Company in New York.2,3 He owned a radio in 1930.2

Arts and Crafts Guild, 1932
Woodcraft Class will meet with Mr S B Sage and Mr Oliver C Hall in the workshop. Instructions will be given in furniture design, construction of book cases, children's furniture, garden and porch furniture, coffee tables, footstools and the like. Assistance on furniture repairing. A new workbench, and some motorized equipment, jig and lathe are available. Mr. Sage has designed and build many pieces of furniture without the use of power equipment. He has had training in woodworking, metal working, forge and machine shop practice, and is a consultant on furniture design. Mr Hall's engineering training and knowledge of woodworking will provide much useful help in home construction projects.9
Oliver C Hall and May G Hall moved before 1937 from 1 Burlington Place to 316 Howard Ave.6

W Earle D Schwartz married Emily C.6 W Earle D Schwartz was in advertising in New York.6

  1. [S2] Radburn Association, Map of Radburn, NJ, c. 1990.
  2. [S1] 1930 Federal Census, T626, Roll 1312: sheet 2B (150), line 74-75.
  3. [S5] 1931 Directory.
  4. [S6] 1933 Directory.
  5. [S7] 1935 Directory.
  6. [S8] 1937 Directory.
  7. [S9] 1939 Directory.
  8. [S10] 1941 Directory.
  9. [S20] Robert B Hudson, Hudson, pg. 109.


Compiler: Afina Broekman

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