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Date Created1805
DescriptionCopy of original English charter, made at the time of the incorporation of the Associates of the Jersey Company - the body which would found Jersey City. In the 1688 Charter, the new English Governor...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861), Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763)
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Date Created1944
DescriptionPaul (Paolo) LaTorraca emigrated from Naples, Italy, on the Calabria vessel, and arrived at Brooklyn's Pier 29 in New York City, on May 15, 1908. He settled in Newark, New Jersey, where his...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1935
DescriptionThe press release announces the approval of "the budget and progress schedule for Jersey Homesteads" by Secretary of the Interior Ickes. Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the...
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Date Created1892-1906
DescriptionDeclaration of Intention, Petition for Naturalization, and other documents associated with Franz Bense to become a citizen of the United States. His witness was Carl Volker. Mr. Bense was a native of...
Target AudienceLibrarians and curators
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1812
DescriptionAgreement of Freeholders of Township of Bergen to send John Van Horne and Peter Sip to Trenton for unspecified legal work, with signatures with subscribed amounts donated. Report on the actual...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1945
DescriptionThis pamphlet was issued to help prepare the public in the United States for the reintegration of the Japanese Americans who had been placed in relocation camps during World War II. It describes a...
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Date Created1917
DescriptionDeclaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, as filled out and signed by: Tobias Tobiassen Holmegaard Applicant age:57 Occupation: Farmer Country of Origin:Norway Date of...
Target AudienceLibrarians and curators
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1917
DescriptionDeclaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, as filled out and signed by: Domenico Laiellli Applicant age:37 Occupation: Farmer Country of Origin: Italy Date of Birth: 28th...
Target AudienceLibrarians and curators
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1908
DescriptionDeclaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, as filled out and signed by: Lito DeAntoniis Applicant age:27 Occupation: Merchant Country of Origin: Italy Date of Birth: 23 July...
Target AudienceLibrarians and curators
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1917
DescriptionDeclaration of Intention to become a citizen of the United States, as filled out and signed by: Fillip Weismuller Applicant age: 53 Occupation: Farmer Country of Origin:Hungary Date of Birth: 2nd...
Target AudienceLibrarians and curators
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)