Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

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Bayonne Public Library partners with Rutgers University to digitize historic maps
Click on “View” below to browse through Bayonne Public Library’s collection of historic maps. And be sure to read the October “News and Updates” post outlining Bayonne’s extensive plans to make their map collection a widely available resource!


Botto House Silk Walk Project 2013
The American Labor Museum Botto House National Landmark in Paterson, NJ is currently commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike with a year long series of events.


Winter in New Jersey
February 2013´s winter storm Nemo had us digging out, to be sure! But as the over-hyped event fizzled, Jerseyans went about their winter ways, shoveling, snowman-building and skating. But before the days of named storms and obsessive Weather Channel watching, what did New Jerseyans do during the winter? See our cyber-gallery [...]


New Brunswick First Reformed Church Celebrates 200th Anniversary
This collection opens in honor of the congregation of First Reformed Church, which dedicated their second sanctuary building September 27, 1812. The collection includes historical sermons, a manuscript record book covering 1717-1794, and contemporary photographs of tombstones in the historic cemetery and of the church during a recent restoration project.


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 Bayonne Public Library partners with Rutgers University to digitize historic maps

The Bayonne Public Library has partnered with Rutgers University Scholarly Communication Center to digitize hundreds of historic maps, some of which date back to the 19th century.

Posted: Thu, 31 Oct 2013
 The New Jersey Governor: From The Age of The Town Crier to Twitter

On Saturday, November 16, 2013, a conference will be held to explore the history and development of the position of Governor in New Jersey and to commemorate the publication of an updated edition of The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-2010.

Posted: Thu, 03 Oct 2013
 Garden State Legacy Revealed in Cultural Artifacts

Prized Artifacts of the Garden State … museums, archives, historical sites and libraries that have identified their most-prized, historically significant artifacts for a marvelous publication.

Posted: Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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