Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;
Background Documents for NJDH Collections
The documents below provide background and context for collections in the New Jersey Digital Highway.
American Labor Museum / Botto House collection Top
Additional information on Sol Stetin, a Polish Jewish immigrant to New Jersey, labor leader, and a founder of American Labor Museum/Botto House in Haledon, NJ:
  • Musem-in-a-Suitcase Educational Activities. Educational activities from the American Labor Museum/Botto House, focusing on Sol Stetin and on the experiences of laborers in the early 20th century.

  • "Nothing to do with You" an anecdote told to folklorist David Taylor by Sol Stetin, in Folklife Center News, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, vol. 27, no. 2 (Spring 1995)
Borough of Roosevelt / Jersey Homesteads Collection Top
Seabrook Farms Collection Top
  • 1949-1999: Fifty Years of Estonians at Seabrook. Information about the Estonian experience at Seabrook, prepared by the Seabrook Farms Cultural Center.

  • Kuida, Jenni "Emiko," Seabrook Farms 1945... Thai Garment Workers 1995. The author describes the experiences of her grandparents, who worked in Seabrook and then after the war, in the garment industry.

  • Moore, Julie R., Japanese-American Internment Resources This comprehensive bibliography focuses on the experiences of Japanese-Americans who came to Seabrook Farms from WWII internment camps. Julie R. Moore, a librarian formerly at Rutgers University Libraries, has prepared an excellent resource guide to the Japanese American Internment Experience.

  • Seabrook, John. "The Spinach King" in The New Yorker (February 20 & 27, 1995). A personal memoir by the grandson of the founder of Seabrook Farms, on the occasion of a bittersweet Seabrook Farms reunion. Requires password for access. Click here.

  • Seabrook at War An audio documentary in two parts, each half an hour, is narrated by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.; it was written and produced by Marty Goldensohn and David Steven Cohen. A co-production of WWFM, Trenton and the NJ Historical Commission.
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