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Date Created1827
DescriptionRough draft ledger listing workers, time worked and wages for work on the Paterson Plank Road. Also notes on some other costs.
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1910
DescriptionStatistics and treasurer's reports for 1909/1910. Lists of consistory and committee members, as well as choir and staff of Sunday School. Schedule of offerings for the upcoming year.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1928
DescriptionWhittier House scrapbooks document Whittier House programs, events, and anniversary celebrations through newspaper clippings, lecture fliers, newsletters, event programs, and ticket stubs. Newspaper...
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Date Created1927
DescriptionWhittier House scrapbooks document Whittier House programs, events, and anniversary celebrations through newspaper clippings, lecture fliers, newsletters, event programs, and ticket stubs. Newspaper...
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Date Created1850-1857
DescriptionMinutes of the meetings of the Consistory, the governing body of the Reformed Dutch Church of Jersey City, founded in 1830, located on Grove Street. Covers a period of challenges and growth for the...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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Date Created1835-1850
DescriptionMinutes of the meetings of the Consistory, the governing body of the Reformed Dutch Church of Jersey City, founded in 1830, located on Grove Street. Period covers most of the pastorate of Matthias...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861)
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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 Created1892
Description1. Declaration of intent to naturalize of my great grandfather, Passaic County, July 28, 1892. Franz Xaver Niessen (1840-1902) was born in München-Gladbach in the Rhineland (Kingdom of Prussia) and...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1935-1939
DescriptionJersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) was established in the 1930s as an agro-industrial cooperative community. It was established specifically for urban Jewish garment workers, many of whom had...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
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Date Created1936-1937
DescriptionThe federal government created Jersey Homesteads (later Roosevelt) as part of a New Deal initiative. It was unique because it was the only community planned as an agro-industrial cooperative that...