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AuthorRichardson, William H.
Date Created1918
DescriptionBiography of Rev. Cornelius Brett from his work on the Lincoln campaign in 1860 through his service as pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church from 1876 to 1918, also including his service as a chaplain...
Time PeriodThe Industrial Revolution (1870-1900), The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930), Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
AuthorLawrence, William Beach
Date Created1843
DescriptionDetailed history of the settlement of New Jersey by European immigrants in the 1600s and 1700s, principally New Netherlands and New Sweden. Relations of colonies with governments of mother countries,...
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Date Created1921
DescriptionNewspaper article about the Klein family in New Brunswick. Martin Klein, a German immagrant, founded a hotel in New Brusnwick in 1863. At the time of this article, his sons, Martin and Peter, owned...
AuthorWashburn, Charles L. Demarest (Charles Lawton Demarest)
Date Created1897
DescriptionGenealogical record of the Van Houten (or Van Houte) family, residents of the Village of Bergen, now part of Jersey City. Begins with the marriage records of four brothers in the late 1600s, and...
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
AuthorAnderson, Charles Thomas; Thompson, Henry P. (Henry Post)
Date Created1881
DescriptionHistory of the church written by its second pastor, Rev. Henry Thompson, from its origins within the Bedminster congregation and the establishment of the church in 1848, through 1880. With...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
AuthorNelson, William
Date Created1892
DescriptionHistory of the church which was located at what is now Ryle Avenue, Paterson. Description of the church buildings and historical anecdotes. Biography of first pastor, Dominie David Marinus, who was...
Time PeriodColonization and Settlement (1585-1763), Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820)
Date Created1939
DescriptionJersey Homesteads was established in the 1930s as an agro-industrial cooperative community. It was established specifically for urban, Jewish garment workers, many of whom had emigrated from Europe. ...
AuthorTruumees, Vallo
Date Created1950-1956
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Estonian Vallo Truumees recalls his role in the Vietnam War. After immigrating to Seabrook in 1950 and finishing high school 6 years later, he was sent to Vietnam as an...
Time PeriodPostwar Years (1945-1970)
AuthorRitchey, Hazel Okino
Date Created1994
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Hazel Okino Ritchey remembers her mother, Alice Oda Okino. After Hazel's family moved to Seabrook from the Arkansas camp they were interned at, her mother began teaching...
AuthorVaga, Thomas
Date Created1949-1957
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Rev. Thomas Vaga remembers his childhood at Seabrook, the place where he first tasted spaghetti, got poison ivy as a Cub Scout, and received hundreds of "get-well" cards...