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Date Created1854
DescriptionPublic notice posted August 21, 1854, of sale of pew "on the floor of the RD Church at Bergen - South Side" by the executors of the estate of John Van Horne. Sale to take place at "the store of Jacob...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1939-01-1945-12
DescriptionThe Bon Ton Store's Fall Back To School advertisment. The Bon Ton Store was located at 336 George Street.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1930-1939
DescriptionEnvelope from Lollos Florist Shop. 233-235 South Orange Avenue, Newark, NJ Corner of Bergen Street
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1936-1937
DescriptionThe federal government created Jersey Homesteads as part of a New Deal initiative. It was unique because it was the only community planned as an agro-industrial cooperative that included a farm, a...
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Date Created1930-1939
DescriptionGevas Restaurant advertisement from Newark evening News, Gevas Restaurant, Inc. 13 Hill Street, Adjacent to Hotel Douglas, a few steps from Broad St. President Gust Gevas, Fatzler Building,
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), The Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1961
DescriptionDedication program for November 10 -18th, 1961 for Temple Sholom's new building on 7th Street in Plainfield.Contains photographs of the Rabbi and Temple members involved in the project and a history...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Issued1946
DescriptionBooklet for the Spring Dance of Hoffman High School in South Amboy, NJ, given by the junior class on May 24, 1946. Includes boosters and advertisements from individuals, local businesses, and other...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
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Date Created2014
DescriptionA half-day conference was held June 28, 2014, at the Alexander Library of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. The conference focused on New Jersey’s history and present as a state of...
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Date Issued1940
DescriptionHandmade booklet for the Senior Farewell Dance of Hoffman High School in South Amboy, NJ, in 1940. Includes boosters and advertisements from individuals, local businesses, and other organizations.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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DescriptionCirca 1827 broadside of a “Reaping, Cutting and Gathering Machine” most likely of James Ten Eyck. Born May 2, 1773 in North Branch, New Jersey, James Ten Eyck passed his days as a farmer in...