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DescriptionA short biographical essay of Albert Appel, founder of Appel Farm Arts and Music Center in Elmer, NJ. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). Created by...
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Grant Harris, owner of Cowtown, the oldest weekly rodeo in America, located in New Jersey. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project...
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Ken Nerger, former gallery manager and Chemical disposal worker. This essay was written as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). The goal of the...
AuthorWilliams, Karen Joyce
DescriptionA short biographical essay of Tannah Morris, high school student and Gospel pianist. This essay was wriiten as a part of the You're U.S. project (http://youreus.com/). Created by Emile Klein, You’re...
TitleThe Colonization and Subsequent History of New Jersey: A Discourse Pronounced Before the Young Men's Association of New Brunswick on the 1st of December, 1842
AuthorLawrence, William Beach
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)
TitleIn Memoriam, Rev. Benjamin C. Taylor, D.D.: Pastor of the Reformed (Dutch) Church of Bergen, in New Jersey, from 1828 to 1881
AuthorDuryee, William Rankin; Brett, Cornelius; Van Cleef, Paul Duryee; Van Cleef, Paul Duryee
DescriptionMemorial addresses and resolutions from the funeral services of long serving pastor, given by his colleagues and successors and pastoral organizations. Biographical sketches cover his education and...
Time PeriodCivil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877), Expansion and Reform (1801-1861), The Industrial Revolution (1870-1900)
TitleBigger Church of Dr. Brett: Some reminiscences of his relations to the people of Jersey City, a Souvenir of the Dinner at the Carteret Club, Monday Evening, June 3, 1918
AuthorRichardson, William H.
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)
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Isabell Waugh, a former teacher at Seabrook, compares and constrasts the different groups of students she taught. She remembers that native-born American teenagers tended...
DescriptionIn this "I remember" memoir, Tonu Vanderer recalls his youth at Seabrook, where he participated in scouting, farm work, factory work, and construction work on the Farms. He later became an architect,...
TitleMartin Klein Article
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...