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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…

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…

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…

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, 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…

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.

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. 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.

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.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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, &…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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, 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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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 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.

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…

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.

$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.

$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…

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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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.

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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—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—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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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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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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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.

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.

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…

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;…

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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