Created by the Scarlet and Black Research Center at the Institute for the Study of Global Racial Justice at Rutgers University, the Scarlet and Black Digital Archive is a publicly accessible educational resource that features primary sources documenting African American history in New Jersey.
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James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw obituary
Obituary reporting the death of Ukawsaw Gronniosaw also known as James Albert. He died on September 28, 1775, in Chester, England.
Birth record for Hannah, daughter of Dinah, reported by slaveholder Charity Dean
Middlesex County Clerk
Slaveholder Charity Dean reports that Dinah, an enslaved woman, gave birth to daughter Hannah on March 30, 1809. The birth certificate was recorded by…
This collection consists of photographs, ephemera, student newspaper clippings, and other materials related to anti-apartheid activism at Rutgers.…
In 1892, James Dickson Carr became the first black man to graduate from Rutgers University. Over the course of the...