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Date Created2011-11-03
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Ken Nerger, former gallery manager and Chemical disposal worker. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). The goal of the...
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Date Created2011-11-16
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Grant Harris, owner of Cowtown, the oldest weekly rodeo in America, located in New Jersey. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project...
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AuthorWilliams, Karen Joyce
Date Created2011-12-02
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Tannah Morris, high school student and Gospel pianist. This essay was wriiten as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). Created by Emile Klein, You’re...
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Date Created2011-11-21
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Albert Appel, founder of Appel Farm Arts and Music Center in Elmer, NJ. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). Created by...
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AuthorWaugh, Isabelle
Date Created1996
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Isabell Waugh, a former teacher at Seabrook, compares and constrasts the different groups of students she taught. She remembers that native-born American teenagers tended...
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AuthorVanderer, Tonu
Date Created1949-1960
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Tonu Vanderer recalls his youth at Seabrook, where he participated in scouting, farm work, factory work, and construction work on the Farms. He later became an architect,...
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AuthorLawrence, William Beach
Date Created1843
DescriptionDetailed history of the settlement of New Jersey by European immigrants in the 1600s and 1700s, principally New Netherlands and New Sweden. Relations of colonies with governments of mother countries,...
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
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AuthorDuryee, William Rankin; Brett, Cornelius; Van Cleef, Paul Duryee; Van Cleef, Paul Duryee
Date Created1881
DescriptionMemorial addresses and resolutions from the funeral services of long serving pastor, given by his colleagues and successors and pastoral organizations. Biographical sketches cover his education and...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861), The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900)
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AuthorRichardson, William H.
Date Created1918
DescriptionBiography of Rev. Cornelius Brett from his work on the Lincoln campaign in 1860 through his service as pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church from 1876 to 1918, also including his service as a chaplain...
Time PeriodThe Industrial Revolution (1870-1900), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
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AuthorAnderson, Charles Thomas; Thompson, Henry P. (Henry Post)
Date Created1881
DescriptionHistory of the church written by its second pastor, Rev. Henry Thompson, from its origins within the Bedminster congregation and the establishment of the church in 1848, through 1880. With...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)