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Date Created1897
DescriptionR(ichard) Van Dyke Reid was a South River native, born in 1833, and a graduate of Rutgers College. He taught in South River and later moved to Red Bank, where he served as schools principal from 1864...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1894
DescriptionBuilt in 1805 as a church; sold in 1922 and opened as the public library in 1923; became the Borough Clerk's office in 1979; was restored and opened as the South River Museum in 1999. Placed on the...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1895
DescriptionAnnie Vliet, Agnes Serviss, Katie Roller, & Florence Selover – Four scholars of Emily Rose’s Sunday School class, Thursday, Sept. 19, 1895.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1896
DescriptionWashington School No.1 (after enlargement), Thomas St. at George St. corner, Saturday, May 2, 1896. Opened in 1885 and later served in succession as the High School, Junior High School, and Middle...
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1895
DescriptionRaising the trolley poles, Main St., opposite J.B. Tuttle’s, Oct. 1895.
Time PeriodThe Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1926
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 Created1930
DescriptionThese two items, from a Whittier House scrapbook, offer a contrast between a child's summer in Jersey City, "The Big City and a Boy," and a summer spent at camp in Pomona, New York,...
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
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Date Created1929
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 Created1929
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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AuthorStuder, Joan Vreeland
Date Created1981
DescriptionHistory of the Reformed Church in Bayonne, and of the city, from the origin of both in the colonial era through 1981. Illustrated with photographs, postcards, handrawn and print maps, and newspaper...
Time PeriodExpansion and Reform (1801-1861), Postwar Years (1945-1970), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900), Contemporary America (1968-present)