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Newark mayor visits apartheid sit-in

Archibold, Randal C.
1985-04-23

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Article in the student newspaper Daily Targum discussing Newark Mayor Kenneth Gibson's visit to the divestment protest organized by the Rutgers Coalition for Total Divestment (RCTD) and the student organizers' negative view of Gibson's motives. The…

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…

TO BE SOLD, a healthy NEGRO MAN

Bloomfield, Samuel
1795-10-26

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Samuel Bloomfield of Woodbridge seeks to sell a 25-year-old black man in a private sale.

Twenty Dollar Rewards [runaway ad for Elsy Murray]

Bogart, Peter
1818-05-14

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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…

Notice [pickup notice for Tom and Frank]

Bonnington, Joseph
1825-10-26

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Two black men, Tom and Frank, were captured as suspected runaways on October 10, 1825, and confined to the Perth Amboy jail.

SCRUB WOMAN colored, wanted for five months work at Spring Lake

Brown, Louis
1916-04-28

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "SCRUB WOMAN colored, wanted for five months work at Spring Lake. Call Louis Brown, 44 College Avenue"

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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 BLACK MAN

Bunyan, James
1801-03-27

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James Bunyan of Princeton seeks to sell a young black man, age 18, for a 10-year term for 80 pounds cash.

Ivy Oration

Carr, James Dickson
1892-06-22

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Text of the "Ivy Oration" that James Dickson Carr delivered at the 1892 commencement exercises, as printed in the Rutgers student newspaper Targum on June 22, 1892.

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.

Six Cents Reward [runaway ad for apprentice Samuel Myers]

Conover, William
1822-11-14

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An apprentice named Samuel Myers, aged 19, ran away from his master William Conover at Raritan Landing on November 2, 1822.

One Cent Reward [runaway ad for apprentice Dennis Oglesby]

Coon, William
1810-05-31

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Apprentice Dennis Oglesby ran away from his master William Coon near Middlebrook on April 4, 1810. Coon offers a nominal reward of one cent for Dennis Oglesby's capture. The runaway notice does not mention Oglesby's race or color or any identifying…

Twenty Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Cornelius Sinco aka Cornelius Bloomfield]

Crow, Benjamin
1816-02-08

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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…

For Sale, A NEGRO BOY

Davison, John R.
1825-03-02

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John R. Davison of Millstone seeks to sell a black boy. The boy is 16 years old. Davison seeks a quick sale and promises a low price for the boy.

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.

This notice was…

100 DOLLAS REWARD [runaway ad for Joe]

Duncan, John
1814-10-27

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A black man named Joe, aged 32, ran away from slaveholder John Duncan on July 4, 1814, in the vicinity of Cranbury Neck in Cranbury Township, Middlesex County. John Duncan offers a reward of $100 for Joe's capture.

This notice was first issued on…

100 DOLLARS REWARD [runaway ad for Joe]

Duncan, John
1815-04-13

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A black man named Joe, aged 32, ran away from slaveholder John Duncan on July 4, 1814, in the vicinity of Cranbury Neck in Cranbury Township, Middlesex County. John Duncan offers a reward of $100 for Joe's capture.

This notice was first issued on…

WANTED—Small girl, colored preferred, to attend two small children

Duryee, Mrs.
1911-07-10

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Small girl, colored preferred, to attend two small children. Mrs. Duryee, 169 New Street"

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Fifty Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Elisha]

Farmer, George
1816-02-08

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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…

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…

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…

$20 REWARD [runaway ad for Peter Cuff]

Field, Benjamin
1824-11-24

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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…

Goal blocked for gifted athlete

Fleming, Jimmie
1978-10-29

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Profile of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) printed in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News after Chandler's death in 1978. The article discusses Chandler's success as an athlete at Rutgers, especially in lightweight football, and the…

WANTED—Colored girl for lunch room work

Gibb, Mrs.
1918-01-22

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Colored girl for lunch room work. Must be neat and quick. Good pay. Apply 8 to 10 mornings. Mrs. Gibb 79 Jersey avenue."

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WANTED: COLORED WOMAN TO WORK IN LUNCH ROOM

Gibbs, Mrs.
1918-09-09

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED: COLORED WOMAN TO WORK IN LUNCH ROOM. $15 PER WEEK. APPLY MRS. GIBBS. 79 JERSEY AVE."

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WANTED—Honest, industrious colored boy...Piano Warerooms

Gibeson, J. Fred
1904-07-29

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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"

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FOR SALE By the subscriber, a Negro wench

Hardenbergh, Jacob Rutsen
1801-03-27

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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…

Good and faithful servant won recognition in way some couldn't see

Harris, David J.
2002-12-30

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Clipping of an article by David J. Harris about the passing of Alice Jennings Archibald and her service to the community.

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.

WANTED—Ambitious colored woman to help with housework

Kalb, Mrs. A.
1918-09-09

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Ambitious colored woman to help with housework by day. Apply Mrs. A. Kalb, 176 Easton avenue."

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Columbia protesters consider ending sit-in

Keane, Roland
1985-04-23

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Article in the student newspaper Daily Targum reporting about anti-apartheid divestment protests taking place at Columbia University and nationwide. This article ran alongside front-page coverage of the protests organized by the Rutgers Coalition for…

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…

'Mom' and 'her boys'

Livio, Susan K.
1994-06-26

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Article about a tribute to Hulda Peterson, a Mount Zion AME Church member who worked for many years at the Theta Chi fraternity house at Rutgers University. The fraternity made a $2,500 donation in memory of Hulda Peterson that helped fund the…

THREE POUNDS REWARD [runaway ad for Cato]

M'Kissick, William
1794-07-03

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A black man named Cato, aged 33, ran away from slaveholder William M'Kissick near Pluckemin, Somerset County. William M'Kissick offers a reward of 3 pounds for Cato's capture and mentions that Cato formerly belonged to Col. Philip Van Horne near…

WANTED—Southern colored help furnished

Martin & Co.
1903-05-19

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Southern colored help furnished, cooks, drivers, farm hands, etc. Martin & Co. No. 208 N. Ninth street, Richmond, Va."

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SOUTHERN colored help furnished

Martin & Co.
1911-05-05

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "SOUTHERN colored help furnished; cooks, maids, drivers, farm and dairy hands, etc. Martin & Co. 828 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA"

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Situation Wanted - Female

Mitchell
1913-04-21

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED WOMAN wants work by day. Cleaning, washing, and ironing. Mitchell, 20 Railroad avenue"

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YOUNG MAN (colored) respectable, desires steady position

Morgan
1918-01-05

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG MAN (colored) respectable, desires steady position. Morgan, 47 Bartlett Street, Phone 281-R"

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FOR SALE, A BLACK MAN, Slave for life

Mundy, Michael
1822-04-18

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Michael Mundy of Piscataway seeks to sell a black man in a private sale. The man is 33 years old and is skilled in farming.

WANTED—Colored girl to work at Nixon Nitration Restaurant

Nixon Nitration Restaurant
1920-05-05

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Colored girl to work at Nixon Nitration Restaurant. $14 per week. Apply at Restaurant, Nixon, N.J."

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50 COLORED WOMEN WANTED FOR PRESSING WAISTS

Noxall Waist Co.
1922-10-06

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "50 COLORED WOMEN WANTED FOR PRESSING WAISTS; GOOD PAY; STEADY WORK. NOXALL WAIST CO. 1 REID STREET. SOUTH RIVER. "

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WHEREAS Deborah Obart, my wife has frequently eloped

Obart, George
1792-05-01

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George Obart issues a public notice that his wife Deborah Obart frequently runs away from home; he warns people in Middlesex County not to extend credit to his wife. This notice was published in a New Brunswick newspaper, but the location of Obart's…

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…

Jackson will participate in rally, meeting with Bloustein possible

Pettit, Dave
1985-04-23

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Article in the student newspaper Daily Targum detailing plans for Jesse Jackson's appearance at an anti-apartheid rally organized by the Rutgers Coalition for Total Divestment (RCTD). Begins on the front page and continues on page 9. Features a…

Fifteen Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Nell, alias Bets]

Poillon, John P.
1810-05-31

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Nell, also known as Bets, a 32-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder John P. Poillon of Staten Island in May of 1810. John P. Poillon offers a reward of $15 for Nell's return.

This notice was issued on May 28, 1810.

Ten Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Robin and Sam]

Robinson, Alexander
1792-05-01

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Two black men, Robin and Sam, ran away from slaveholder Alexander Robinson at Belment Farm, near Morristown, on April 9, 1792. Robin was 50 years old and Sam was younger, but his precise age is not mentioned in the newspaper notice. Alexander…

Twenty-five Dollars Rward [runaway ad for Nance]

Rue, William
1810-05-31

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Nance, a 20-year-old black woman, ran away from slaveholder William Rue on May 12, 1810, in the vicinity of Spotswood, Middlesex County (approximately 8 miles south of New Brunswick). Nance is literate and her master suspects that she forged a pass…

For Sale or Rent. THAT capital stand for business... also... A Negro Man

Schureman, James
1822-02-28

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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…

For Sale, A NEGRO GIRL

Slack, Elijah
1816-08-08

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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.

Candlelight vigil held to oppose apartheid

Stadler, Andrew A.
1985-04-16

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Article in the student newspaper Daily Targum reporting about a candlelight vigil held as part of the on-going anti-apartheid divestment protests on campus, which were organized by the Rutgers Coalition for Total Divestment (RCTD) in April 1985. The…

WANTED—A COLORED GIRL for general housework

Stevens, Thomas
1889-03-25

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—A COLORED GIRL for general housework, to sleep home. Thomas Stevens, United States Hotel"

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Eight Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Sam]

Stevenson, James
1792-05-01

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Sam, an 18-year-old black man, ran away from slaveholder James Stevenson (Queen's College graduate, class of 1789). Sam escaped from Amwell, Hunterdon County, on April 24, 1792. James Stevenson offers a reward of $8 for Sam's capture.

To be Sold at Private Sale. A NEGRO WENCH...also a Negro Boy

Story, William
1793-10-23

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William Story seeks to sell a black woman, aged 27, and a black boy aged 8, in Matchiponix (now usually spelled Matchaponix) in Middlesex County.

COLORED blacksmith wants work with some contracting firm

Suben, J. H.
1916-04-13

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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. "

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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.

COLORED Industrious gentleman...desires a position as a butler

Teasdell, George
1916-01-04

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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…

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$1 Dollar Reward [runaway ad for apprentice James Halfpenny]

Van Dorn, Cornelius
1823-04-10

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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.

Twenty Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Peat]

Vanderveer, Garret G.
1814-01-20

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Peat, a 25-year-old black man, ran away from slaveholder Garret G. Vanderveer, living within 6 miles of Monmouth Court House (in present-day Freehold, Monmouth County). Peat escaped on December 8, 1813. Garret G. Vanderveer offers a reward of $20 for…

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.

City Icon Recalled at Funeral

Waters, Sharon
2002-12-24

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Article reporting on Alice Jennings Archibald's funeral in 2002. The article also discusses the 1998 naming of the Alice Jennings Archibald Park off Van Dyke Avenue in New Brunswick.

WANTED Two colored housemaids at Wells Memorial Hospital

Wells Memorial Hospital
1910-10-06

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED Two colored housemaids at Wells Memorial Hospital. Call at 9 am."

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WANTED—At Wells Hospital, a competent colored maid

Wells Memorial Hospital
1911-04-01

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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."

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Seventy Dollars Reward [runaway ad for Dick and John]

Woodmansee, Daniel
1822-10-24

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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…

FOR SALE, Or to be exchanged for a black Girl, A NEGRO BOY


1814-01-20

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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…

FOR SALE. A BLACK GIRL


1816-08-08

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A slaveholder around New Brunswick seeks to sell a 16-year-old black girl in a private sale. The slaveholder is not named in the ad, and the prospective buyers are asked to apply to the printers of the Fredonian newspaper for more information.

FOR SALE, A HEALTHY ACTIVE, Black Boy


1819-06-10

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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…

For Sale, A Pair of Mules, Waggon, & Wood-Sled. Likewise, A BLACK MAN


1822-01-03

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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…

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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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.

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.”

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…

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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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—TWO GOOD COLORED GIRLS, cook and nurse


1887-04-05

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—TWO GOOD COLORED GIRLS, cook and nurse. Best recommendations required. Address X, Home News Office."

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COLORED BOY WHO CAN DRIVE


1889-05-03

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED BOY WHO CAN DRIVE AND take care of horse wanted. Must come well recommended. Inquire at this office"

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WANTED—Competent chambermaid and waitress


1903-03-24

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Competent chambermaid and waitress. Colored preferred. Apply 138 Livingston avenue, between 2 and 5 p.m."

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YOUNG COLORED GIRL WANTED as chambermaid and waitress


1903-04-25

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "YOUNG COLORED GIRL WANTED as chambermaid and waitress. Apply evenings at 40 Union street."

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WHITE AND COLORED WOMEN...Employment Agency


1903-08-06

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WHITE AND COLORED WOMEN help can get work at Employment Agency, 56 Somerset street."

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50 COLORED GIRLS from Virginia want positions


1903-08-07

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "50 COLORED GIRLS from Virginia want positions here. Write or call 56 Somerset street, New Brunswick, N.J."

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COLORED young man wants work


1903-11-13

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED young man wants work. Cook, waiter, or useful man in private family; strictly temperate. Address Leonard, this office."

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WANTED Bright colored boy...to wait on table


1903-12-28

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED Bright colored boy, about 18 years, to wait on table and work about house. Good position. Give reference. Experience preferred. Address "A. R.," this office."

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YOUNG MAN (colored) wants position at general housework


1904-03-09

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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."

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COLORED WOMAN wants washing and ironing to do at home


1904-11-02

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED WOMAN wants washing and ironing to do at home; good work done, 180 Handy street."

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SITUATION wanted by competent colored girl at general housework


1905-02-04

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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."

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COLORED WOMAN wants washing to take home


1909-11-10

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED WOMAN wants washing to take home. 18 Railroad Ave"

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COLORED GIRL wants situation


1910-09-12

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED GIRL wants situation. $12 to $14 a month. Address M.M.E., Home News"

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WANTED—Strong, capable colored woman for laundry work


1911-10-17

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Strong, capable colored woman for laundry work; wages $25 a month. Address J. W. H., Home News."

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WANTED—A competent chambermaid and waitress, colored preferred


1911-10-31

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—A competent chambermaid and waitress, colored preferred; must be a good cleaner. Address A. L., Home News."

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COLORED WOMAN wants washing to do


1913-02-22

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "COLORED WOMAN wants washing to do; $1.50 per day and carfare. Best references. Address Washing, Home News."

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Colored woman wants day's work


1914-01-06

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "Colored woman wants day's work and will take washing at home. 149 Baldwin Street."

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YOUNG colored woman with a little child wants situation for general housework


1916-05-22

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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"

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WANTED—Two colored girls at once...waitress


1918-01-05

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Advertisement in the Daily Home News: "WANTED—Two colored girls at once, one must be experienced waitress. Apply manager, Queen Victoria, 137 Livingston avenue."

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WANTED—Experienced colored maid as chambermaid and waitress


1918-10-24

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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."

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COLORED GIRL wanted to do laundry...go to shore for summer


1922-06-10

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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. "

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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.

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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Jolly Kleagle from Middle West Intimates There Are Over 9,000 Klansmen in Middlesex County


1924-08-10

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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.…

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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."

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.