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- Place of publication is exactly "New Brunswick, NJ"
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.
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…
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;…
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…
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.
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."
New Brunswick Sunday Times reporter interviews a Kleagle (high ranking officer) of the Ku Klux Klan. The Kleagle states that current Klan membership in Middlesex County stands at 9,000 as of August 1924, a 200 percent increase since December of 1923.…
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…
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED GIRL wanted to do laundry work and cleaning. Must be willing to go to shore for summer. Call evenings. 39 Raritan avenue. "
Nixon Nitration Restaurant
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Colored girl to work at Nixon Nitration Restaurant. $14 per week. Apply at Restaurant, Nixon, N.J."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Experienced colored maid as chambermaid and waitress, and willing to care for child or five in afternoons; three in family; references required. Call evenings. 2 Grant avenue."
Kalb, Mrs. A.
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Ambitious colored woman to help with housework by day. Apply Mrs. A. Kalb, 176 Easton avenue."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG MAN (colored) respectable, desires steady position. Morgan, 47 Bartlett Street, Phone 281-R"
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG colored woman with a little child wants situation for general housework in the country or city. Address H. B., care Home News"
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "SCRUB WOMAN colored, wanted for five months work at Spring Lake. Call Louis Brown, 44 College Avenue"
Suben, J. H.
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED blacksmith wants work with some contracting firm. Familiar with drill and tool work. Address J. H. Suben, 135 Lee Avenue, New Brunswick, N.J., care of Rev. E. E. Jackson. "
Advertisement in the New Brunswick Daily Times: "COLORED Industrious gentleman of Southern birth, aged 27 years, desires a position as a butler in private family or doctor. Can cook and make himself generally useful, good references. Address George…
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—A competent chambermaid and waitress, colored preferred; must be a good cleaner. Address A. L., Home News."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Strong, capable colored woman for laundry work; wages $25 a month. Address J. W. H., Home News."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Small girl, colored preferred, to attend two small children. Mrs. Duryee, 169 New Street"
Wells Memorial Hospital
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—At Wells Hospital, a competent colored maid for general housework; no cooking. Call between 8:30 and 10 a.m."
Wells Memorial Hospital
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED Two colored housemaids at Wells Memorial Hospital. Call at 9 am."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "SITUATION wanted by competent colored girl at general housework; private family preferred. Good wages expected. Apply 292 Delevan street."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED WOMAN wants washing and ironing to do at home; good work done, 180 Handy street."
Gibeson, J. Fred
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Honest, industrious colored boy. Must give good references. Steady position to right boy. J. Fred Gibeson, Piano Warerooms, 193 Neilson St"
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG MAN (colored) wants position at general housework. Has recently arrived from the South. Please call 24 Robinson street."
Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG COLORED GIRL WANTED as chambermaid and waitress. Apply evenings at 40 Union street."
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.
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…
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.”
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.
Klan Open-Air Initiation Was Great Publicity Stunt; Declare Local Branch 400 Strong; Hobbs Not a Member
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…
Van Dorn, Cornelius
A 17-year-old apprentice named James Halfpenny ran away from his master Cornelius Van Dorn of South Amboy. His master offers a reward of $1 for James Halfpenny's capture.
Elisha, a black man, ran away from slaveholder George Farmer on January 27, 1816. Elisha was 21 years old. George Farmer had purchased Elisha on September 9, 1815, from John Tucker of Rahway, while Elisha was in jail. George Farmer offers a reward of…
Cornelius Sinco, alias Cornelius Bloomfield, a black indented apprentice aged 19, ran away from his master Benjamin Crow in Woodbridge on October 15, 1815. His master offers a reward of $20 for Cornelius's return or confinement in the New Brunswick…
Elsy Murray, a 20-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder Peter Bogart in Princeton on February 13, 1818. Elsy Murray could read well and had a pass for 2 days. She had a brother near Piscataway, and the slaveholder supposed that someone…
Dick, a 16-year-old enslaved boy, left the house of his master Daniel Woodmansee, near Princeton, on September 1, 1822. Woodmansee posts a notice that Dick was "stolen away" by a man named John. The notice describes Dick as a "mulatto boy" and John…
Two black men, Tom and Frank, were captured as suspected runaways on October 10, 1825, and confined to the Perth Amboy jail.
Peter Cuff, a black man, ran away from his master Benjamin Field in April 1824. In June, the slaveholder posted a reward of $20 for Peter Cuff's return. As of November 24, 1824, the Fredonian newspaper in New Brunswick continued to run the runaway…
James Schureman (Queen's College alum 1775 and trustee 1782-1824) offers to sell an enslaved man at a discounted price. The enslaved man belongs to the estate of the late James Bennet. Schureman also offers several real estate properties for sale or…
A slaveholder around New Brunswick advertises the sale of a black man alongside a pair of mules, wagon, and wood-sled. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Fredonian newspaper…
A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a 17-year-old black boy in a private sale. The boy has skills in farming. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Fredonian…
Elijah Slack of Princeton advertises a young black woman for sale in a New Brunswick newspaper. The woman is 19 years old and is a slave for life. Prospective buyers are instructed to contact John N. Simpson of New Brunswick for more information.
A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell an 8-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 to the printers of the Fredonian…
Hardenbergh, Jacob Rutsen
Jacob R. Hardenberg (Queen's College trustee and son of the college's first president) advertises a 35-year-old black woman for sale in Somerville. The ad was first issued on December 16, 1800, and ran for at least 3 months until March 1801 in…
Hannah an enslaved black woman, aged 22, ran away with her 2-year-old daughter Peggy and took a large bundle of clothing. Her master James Law (from…