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Date Created1845-06
DescriptionAricle from New Jersey Freeman about the attempted arrest of a fugtive slave by the Sheriff and constable of Burlington County, NJ. The story says that the sheriff believed it was his duty by the law...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861)
Date Issued1980
Date Issued2009-12-02
DescriptionObituary of Marian (Schumacher) Sinkey, published in The Star Ledger on December 2, 2009.
Time PeriodContemporary America (1968-present)
Date Created1872
DescriptionMap from a State Atlas of New Jersey. Based on State Geological Survey and from additional surveys. By and Under the Direction of F.W. Beers. Published by Beers, Comstock and Cline. 36 Vesey Street,...
Date Created1934-1935
DescriptionThis collection of Whittier House Boy's Club membership cards records children's names, parent's names, places of birth, nationalities, family members, occupations, church affiliations, and addresses....
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionToilets installed over pits were among the many sanitary concerns that surrounded living conditions in the migrant labor camps. Visitors to the camp commented on the unbearable smell that emanated...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionPumps like the one featured here were the sole source of water at the FSA camp. Access to uncontaminated water posed another concern to reformers.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Date Created1942-07
DescriptionSpecial laundry stations were created by the FSA at Big Oaks, and were served by pumped-in cold water.
Time PeriodThe Great Depression and World War II (1929-1945)
Date Created1942-06
DescriptionTent housing at the FSA migrant labor camp was occupied mainly by black workers from the U.S. South. These workers typically received the worst housing accommodations.
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
Date Created1953
DescriptionJack Keefe, supervisor of Cumberland Warehouse, conducts a tour for visitors to Seabrook. In the photo, he points out the Amerio plate freezers.