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Letter to Dean Fraser Metzger about progress at Cornell Law School

Hazelwood, Harry Jr.
1944-05-16

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Letter from Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 to Frazer Metzger, Dean of Men, written on May 16, 1944, providing an update about Hazelwood's progress at the end of his first year at Cornell Law School. Dean Metzger sent a reply to Hazelwood on May 19, 1944.

Letter to Harry Hazelwood Jr. at Cornell Law School

Metzger, Fraser
1944-05-19

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Harry Hazelwood Jr. RD1943, written on May 19, 1944, about a year after Hazelwood graduated. This is Metzger's reply to Hazelwood's letter of May 16, 1944, in which Hazelwood provided an update about his…

Letter to Cornell Law School, regarding Harry Hazelwood Jr.

Metzger, Fraser
1943-05-21

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Cornell Law School, providing a reference for Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. Hazelwood would go on to obtain a law degree from Cornell in 1945.

Keeps Preparing [graduation announcement for Egerton E. Hall]


1933-06-14

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Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall of Plainfield, NJ, has earned the degree of Doctor of Education at Rutgers University. A photograph of Hall is included with the announcement.

Veronica Henriksen Wins Scholarship


1942-11-02

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944) is the recipient of a state scholarship.

Veronica Henriksen Graduating from NJC


1944-06-07

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that Veronica Henriksen graduated from the New Jersey College for Women (Douglass College) on June 7, 1944, with a major in sociology and economy. Henriksen "in two weeks will begin an accelerated two years course…

FOR SALE, Or exchange for a Negro Girl, A stout, healthy, Negro Boy


1815-04-13

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A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a 12-year-old black boy in a private sale or to exchange the boy for a black girl. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the…

To Rent, THAT elegant and established stand for business...also...For Sale, A BLACK WOMAN

Parker, William B.
1815-04-13

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William B. Parker and Joseph W. Scott, administrators of the estate of the late Alpheus Freeman, seek to sell a black woman, aged 24. Alpheus Freeman (1766-1813) was a Queen's College graduate, class of 1788, and a lawyer with substantial real estate…

FOR SALE, A NEGRO MAN, slave for life...likewise his son


1815-03-16

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black man, aged 30, who is a slave for life, and the man's son, who is 7 or 8 years old. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more…

For Sale. AT her own request, a strong, healthy NEGRO WOMAN


1815-03-16

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black woman, aged 25, who is a slave for life. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper…

A Negro Man For Sale

Taylor, Hariot
1810-05-31

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Hariot Taylor of Perth Amboy seeks to sell a 30-year-old black man belonging to the estate of Joseph Taylor. Buyers can also apply to John Heard of New Brunswick for information.

FOR SALE, a healthy and active negro girl


1810-05-31

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A slaveholder in New Brunswick seeks to sell a 10-year-old black girl for $100. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New…

A BLACK BOY NINE years old...for sale


1809-07-20

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A slaveholder in New Brunswick seeks to sell a 9-year-old black boy. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New Brunswick…

A NEGRO WOMAN FOR SALE


1809-07-20

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a black woman, aged 26. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New Brunswick…

FOR SALE, the time of a BLACK WOMAN


1809-07-13

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A master in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell 4 years of labor of a young black woman. The woman is 20 years old and has 4 years left to serve on her indenture. The seller is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for…

FOR SALE, A LIKELY NEGRO GIRL


1799-05-28

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a young black woman, age 19. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Guardian, or, New…

FOR SALE, THE time of an indented NEGRO GIRL


1799-05-28

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A master in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell 2 years of a black girl's labor. The girl is 16 years old and is an indentured servant with 2 years left on her indenture term. The seller is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked…

WANTED TO PURCHASE, Two active Negro Boys

Brush, T.
1795-10-26

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New Brunswick merchant Timothy Brush seeks to purchase two black boys at his Intelligence Office.

FOR SALE, A LIKELY, HEALTHY NEGRO WENCH


1795-10-26

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a 35-year-old black woman. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper Genius of Liberty, &…

TO BE SOLD. A HEALTHY, likely Negro girl


1794-11-11

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A slaveholder in the New Brunswick area seeks to sell a 14-year-old black girl in a private sale. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply for more information to the printer of the local newspaper…

For want of Employ, will be Sold Cheap...Negro Girl

Vickers, Mary
1793-10-23

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The administrators of the estate of Thomas L. Vickers in New Brunswick seek to sell a 17-year-old black girl. The administrators are Moses Scott, John Bray, and Mary Vickers.

DRY GOODS...Cholwell wants to purchase a Negro Boy

Cholwell, Jacob
1793-10-23

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Jacob Cholwell, a proprietor of a dry good store on Albany Street in New Brunswick, seeks to purchase a black boy from 8 to 12 years of age.

To be SOLD at Private Sale...NEGRO WENCH...with a likely male child

Haskell, Samuel
1793-10-23

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Samuel Haskell seeks to sell a black woman, aged 20, together with her 18-month-old son in a private sale.

TO BE SOLD, A Young healthy likely NEGRO WOMAN


1792-05-01

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A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a young black woman, aged 20, together with her 14-month-old daughter. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Brunswic Gazette…

SIX CENTS REWARD [runaway ad for apprentice James Smock]

Downs, Robert
1815-03-16

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Indented apprentice James Smock, aged 16, ran away from his master Robert Downs in New Brunswick on August 20, 1814. Robert Downs offers a reward of 6 cents for Smock's capture and warns others not to harbor or trust the runaway.

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In custody in Middlesex gaol, the following negro men [pickup notice for Adam Hill, Henry Hall, and Isaac Harmone]


1800-01-07

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Three black men, Adam Hill, Henry Hall, and Isaac Harmone, were captured and committed to jail in New Brunswick as suspected runaways. The keeper of the Middlesex county jail publishes a notice stating that the three men will be sold by the jailer if…

THREE DOLLARS REWARD [runaway ad for apprentice James Gilman]

Bloomfield, John
1792-05-01

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A 16-year-old apprentice named James Gilman ran away from his master John Bloomfield at Woodbridge on January 30, 1792. Gilman was seen leaving Boye's tavern in the village of Quibbletown (present-day New Market area in Piscataway) and going toward…

Ten Dollars Reward [jailbreak notice for Rachel]

Farmer, George
1815-03-16

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Rachel, a 20-year-old black woman, escaped from the Middlesex County jail in New Brunswick on the night of January 15, 1814. George Farmer, owner of the Belle Vue estate across the river from New Brunswick (in present-day Highland Park) offers a…

100 Dolls. Reward [runaway ad for Cato]

Farmer, George
1815-03-16

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Two black men, named Leven and Cato, both aged approximately 23 years, ran away from slaveholder George Farmer on November 22, 1814. George Farmer offers a reward of $100 for their capture and describes the men's clothing and physical features in…

TWO NEGROMEN [pickup notice for Matthew Fairfax and Levi Brown]

Keenon, Peter
1801-03-27

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Two black men, Matthew Fairfax and Levi Brown, were captured and committed to jail in New Brunswick as suspected runaways on January 1, 1801. Peter Keenon, the keeper of the prison of Middlesex county, publishes a notice stating that the two men will…

N.J.C. Seniors Receive Top Honors


1949-06-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Sunday Times about the Heritage Award presented to Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons by the Associate Alumnae of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College). The article contains a photograph of the…

Heritage Award presentation honoring Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons

Davidson, Mrs. O. Wesley
1949-06-04

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Remarks delivered by Mrs. O. Wesley Davidson, President the Associate Alumnae of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College), on June 4, 1949, honoring African American seniors Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons as joint recipients of the…

Letter to Walter F. White regarding the Silas Parmore case

Preston, M. J.
1923-12-18

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Letter from M. J. Preston of the New Brunswick NAACP to Walter F. White regarding the Silas Parmore case.

Colored Preacher Asks What Is the Matter with New Brunswick


1922-05-29

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Colored Preacher Asks What Is the Matter with New Brunswick; Declares Negro Has Made More Enemies in Times of Peace Than in War—Urges His People to Have Faith in Themselves."

Extradition Granted; Habeas Corpus Writ is Still Keeping Negro Here


1923-12-18

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Extradition Granted; Habeas Corpus Writ is Still Keeping Negro Here; Governor Silzer Signs Papers for Return of Silas Parmore to Georgia—Counsel at Once Starts New…

Acquitted on Second Trial for Murder


1925-11-18

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Acquitted on Second Trial for Murder; Man Arrested Here Found Not Guilty in Georgia and Headed North; Likely to Soon Reappear Here."

Paramore to Be Given New Trial


1925-10-09

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Paramore to Be Given New Trial; Colored Man Arrested Here to be Tried in Dawson, Ga.; Kalteissen Wins Appeal Fight."

Silas Paramore, Sentenced to Hang Last August, 'Feeling Fine'


1925-04-23

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore Convicted and Sentenced to Pay Death Penalty; Record Trial in Georgia Court of Negro Arrested Here Several Weeks Ago


1924-07-29

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Record Trial in Georgia Court of Negro Arrested Here Several Weeks Ago; Case Started Yesterday Morning and Ended Early Last Evening; Extradition Was Bitterly…

Make Anti-Lynching Bill a Law Before the Parmore Fight Is Dropped


1924-01-21

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Make Anti-Lynching Bill a Law Before the Parmore Fight Is Dropped; Colored People Make Further Contributions at Meeting—State-Wide Gathering Scheduled for Newark."

Two-Year Delay Seen By Lawyers In the Parmore Case


1924-01-19

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore Appeal Is Put on File


1924-01-16

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore Appeal Is Put on File; Counsel For Georgia Man Declare Case May Go to U. S. Supreme Court; costs deposited at Trenton today."

Parmore to Be Sent to Georgia


1924-01-15

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore to Be Sent to Georgia; Negro Loses Fight Against Extradition on Charge of Murder; will take appeal to errors court."

Parmore Record Made Public by Detective David


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Take Issue with Georgia Paper on Parmore's Arrest


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Young Parmore, Held as Witness, Is Released


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Young Parmore, Held as Witness, Is Released; Vice Chancellor Frees Son of Man in Georgia Murder; no decision yet on habeas corpus."

How Georgia Newspaper Views Attempts Here to Bar Extradition of Parmore


1924-01-09

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Decision in Parmore Case Is Held


1924-01-08

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Decision in Parmore Case Is Held; Habeas Corpus Hearing in Matter of Georgia Negro, Held for Murder; counsel directed to submit briefs."

Parmore Writ Argument Goes Off to January 8


1923-12-24

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Petition Put in Circulation for Parmore Aid


1923-12-22

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

No Trap Laid for Parmore, Is David Assertion


1923-12-22

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore's Wife Feels Certain Lynching Would Follow Return to Georgia


1923-12-21

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore's Wife Feels Certain Lynching Would Follow Return to Georgia; Details Trap Set For Husband By Attache of Prosecutor's Office—Confident Defendant Is…

Lee and David at Wide Variance on Parmore Facts


1923-12-20

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Lee and David at Wide Variance on Parmore Facts; Colored Clergyman Asserts Wife of Accused Southerner Was Hidden; statement coming from Kalteissen."

Maintenance of Mrs. Parmore is Given Kalteissen


1923-12-19

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Maintenance of Mrs. Parmore is Given Kalteissen; County Authorities Turn Colored Woman Over to Local Association; latter satisfied as to treatment."

Colored Congregations Unite in Mass Meeting to Save Southern Negro


1923-12-17

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Colored Congregations Unite in Mass Meeting to Save Southern Negro; Fund of $100 Subscribed at Ebenezer Baptist—Attorney Kalteissen Cheered and Made Deacon."

Hold Hearing in Paremore Case Before Governor


1923-12-17

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Local Colored People Oppose Extradition of Man in Georgia Murder


1923-12-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Local Colored People Oppose Extradition of Man in Georgia Murder; Retain Lawyer Kalteissen to Fight Move Before Governor—Assert Fair Trial in South Impossible."

League for Advancement of Colored Folk to Meet


1922-12-20

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing NAACP's last meeting of the year at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Colored People Hear Fine Addresses on Advancement of Race at Mass Meeting


1922-09-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about NAACP's mass meeting at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Anti-Lynching Demonstration at Mount Zion


1922-09-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Anti-Lynching Demonstration at Mount Zion; Colored Republicans Endorse Dwyer Bill—Rev. Stiles Urges Recognition of Negro Rights—Rev. Roundtree Speaks."

Colored People Plan Labor Day Mass Meeting


1922-08-24

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Plans are underway for a mass meeting on Labor Day, where the parent-association is expected to present the…

Colored Folk Plan Labor Day Demonstration


1922-08-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP at Mt. Zion AME Church. Plans and fundraising are underway for a big Labor Day Demonstration.

Colored Advancement Meetings to Alternate Between Two Churches


1922-08-01

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing that the meetings of the New Brunswick NAACP will henceforth alternate between Ebenezer Baptist Church and Mt. Zion AME Church.

Colored Folks Get Edge Pledge to Vote for Anti-Lynching Bill


1922-07-29

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP, a roll-call showing that the organization stands at approximately 200 members. The officers announce that US Senator Walter E. Edge of New…

Colored Race is Jubilant Because of Dyer Bill Report


1922-07-06

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the local reaction to Washington reports about the progress on the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill.

Treatment of Negroes


1922-05-06

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Opinion piece by a reporter in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

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Colored People to Elect This Evening


1922-05-03

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a business meeting and elections for the local NAACP, to take place at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Racial Animosities Deplored by Speakers at Mass Meeting Here


1922-04-27

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reporting about a mass meeting of the local NAACP that took place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School. Speakers included Walter F. White (assistant secretary of the national…

Mass Meeting to Present View of the Colored Race


1922-04-26

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News promoting a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Walter F. White will serve as the…

Mass Meeting for Advancement of the Colored People


1922-04-24

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Walter F. White will serve as the…

Walter White to Be Principal Speaker for Colored People


1922-04-19

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing Walter F. White as the principal speaker for NAACP's upcoming mass meeting at the New Brunswick High School.

Colored People to Have Mass Meeting at the High School


1922-04-14

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Mayor Morrison of New Brunswick is…

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Society for Advancement of Colored People Here


1922-04-03

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News listing these newly elected officers of the New Brunswick NAACP: president, N. G. Thompson [correct name is Moses G. Thompson]; vice president, J. W. Watson; secretary, Thomas A. Matthews;…

New Association of Colored People Wants Hall of Own


1922-03-14

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing the first election of officers for the New Brunswick NAACP. The new organization has nearly 100 members and hopes to soon obtain a hall or meeting space of its own. The organization…

Colored People to Have Uplift Work Under New Branch


1922-03-07

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New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reports that a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was formed in New Brunswick in March of 1922.

Ebenezer Baptist Church


1922-03-04

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a meeting of the NAACP at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Cross Burned by Rutgers Klan at Local Cemetery


1926-06-01

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New Brunswick Daily Home News reports about a ceremony held by the Rutgers Klan No. 44 in May of 1926.

Charter Granted to Local Klan; Rutgers Klan Title of Local Chapter of the Ku Klux Klan


1926-03-07

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New Brunswick Sunday Times reports that a new local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan is established in New Brunswick in March of 1926. The title of the new chapter is "Rutgers Klan number 44."

Ku Klux Cross Near J. & J. Plant; South River Also


1923-08-10

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New Brunswick Daily Home News reports that members of the Ku Klux Klan burned two crosses overnight. One fifteen-foot cross was discovered in front of the Johnson & Johnson factory on George Street in New Brunswick; it was promptly extinguished…

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Map of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) showing land donated by James Neilson


1929

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This 1929 map of the New Jersey College for Women (later Douglass College) shows the extent of James Neilson's land that he donated to the college.

Advertisement for The Birth of a Nation


1916-03-04

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An ad for The Birth of a Nation at the New Brunswick Opera House beginning Monday, March 6, 1916.

Advertisement for The Clansman: A Story of the Ku Klux Klan


1908-03-25

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An ad for The Clansman: A Story of the Ku Klux Klan by Thomas Dixon Jr., to be performed at the New Brunswick Opera House on March 25, 1908.

WANTED—COLORED WAITER MAN


1887-06-14

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—COLORED WAITER MAN, MUST understand his business and come well recommended. Apply at Palmer House."

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Veronica Henriksen Secretary of NJC Club


1944-02-28

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944), in her capacity as secretary of the HEPS club at the New Jersey College for Women, is organizing a lecture by anthropologist John B. Adams on the subject "A Scientific Approach to…

Award for First Negroes Living on N.J.C. Campus


1949-06-07

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An article reporting that two African American seniors, Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons, received the Heritage Award given by the Associate Alumnae of the New Jersey College for Women. The citation with the award read: “With quiet understanding, rare…

Resigns from Board


1949-06-16

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An article reporting that Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons, two African American seniors at the New Jersey College for Women, “expressed gratitude for the aid from the Urban League which made possible their stay in the N.J.C. dormitories.”

Negro Girls Win Heritage Award: Alumnae Honor Two Seniors as Interracial Pioneers at New Jersey College


1949-06-05

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An article reporting that two African American seniors, Emma Andrews and Evelyn Sermons, received the Heritage Award given by the Associate Alumnae of the New Jersey College for Women on June 4, 1949. They received the award for “contributing to the…

The Rice Industrial and Literary Institute advertisement


1915-08-26

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Advertisement in the African American newspaper New York Age promoting the Rice Industrial and Literary Institute, a New Brunswick school.

Elections in New Jersey; Rioting between Whites and Blacks in New Brunswick


1895-04-10

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New York Times article about a race riot during an election in New Brunswick.

A Bethel Treat; Rutgers College Students as Minstrels and Actors


1889-11-23

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The New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reports that Rutgers College students performed as minstrels and actors at the Bethel Mission Sunday School. The students appeared in blackface during this performance.

Colored Boarders Not Wanted


1890-05-06

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New York Times reports that Bishop Turner and other attendees at the conference of the New-Jersey African Methodist Church complain about racial discrimination by hotel owners in New Brunswick. "Bishop Turner" likely refers to Henry McNeal Turner…

Statement of receipts and expenses in the Parmore case

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. New Brunswick Branch (NAACP)
1924-04-07

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Statement of receipts and expenses in the Silas Parmore case on NAACP New Brunswick Branch letterhead, dated April 7, 1924.

10,000 Klansmen Gather in Great Klan Ceremony; New Brunswick Is Scene of One of the Greatest Ku Klux Demonstrations; Gigantic Cross Is Burned as Almost One Thousand Candidates Are Initiated


1923-05-11

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Article in The Fiery Cross (a Ku Klux Klan publication) about a massive KKK initiation ceremony held on May 2, 1923, at a farm near New Brunswick.

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12,000 of Klan Out at Jersey Meeting: Hold Heavily Guarded Initiation on a Lonely Farm Near New Brunswick


1923-05-03

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New York Times article about a massive Ku Klux Klan (KKK) initiation ceremony held on May 2, 1923, at a farm near New Brunswick.

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Klan Open-Air Initiation Was Great Publicity Stunt; Declare Local Branch 400 Strong; Hobbs Not a Member


1923-05-04

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Daily Home News article about a massive Ku Klux Klan (KKK) initiation ceremony held on May 2, 1923, at a farm near New Brunswick. The article contains a photograph of a burning cross and hooded attendees. The photograph is captioned: "Blaxing…

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Georgia Frees Negro Who Feared Mob Rule


1925-12-13

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Article in the New York Times: "Georgia Frees Negro Who Feared Mob Rule; Silas Parmore, Extradited From New Jersey, Acquitted by a Jury in Murder Trial."

Silas Parmore Defense Fund pledge card

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. New Brunswick Branch (NAACP)
1924

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Pledge card used in the NAACP fundraising campaign for the Silas Parmore Defense Fund.

Manumission of Samuel Lane by slaveholder Andrew Kirkpatrick

Middlesex County Clerk
1818-08-21

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Slaveholder Andrew Kirkpatrick manumitted a man named Samuel Lane on August 21, 1818. Samuel Lane was between 21 and 40 years old, but his exact age was not recorded by the county officials. The Middlesex County Book of Manumissions and…