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'Mightiest Weapon Is Educated Mind'


1964-11-25

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Profile of John Howard Morrow (RC 1931), including a photograph of Morrow with pieces of art collected in Africa during his time as the US ambassador to Guinea. After his diplomatic service, Morrow became the chair of the Foreign Language Department…

'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…

$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…

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.

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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.

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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…

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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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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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.

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 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.

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…

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."

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.

Alice Jennings Archibald obituary


2002-12-21

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Obituary noting the passing of Alice Gertrude Jennings Archibald on December 16, 2002, at age 96.

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."

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…

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…

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."

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.

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 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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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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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."

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 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 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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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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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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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.

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 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.

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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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.

Colored People's Organization Has Work Made Public


1922-06-22

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the work of the NAACP, reprinted from a Newark Monitor article originally titled "What is the N. A. A. C. P.?"

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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."

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.

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 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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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 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 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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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…

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.

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."

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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 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…

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

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, 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.

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 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…

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, 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, 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.

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 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, 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 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…

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, 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, 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 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. 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 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.

Former Rutgers Student's Film Will Be Exhibited Here Sunday


1938-12-16

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Article about Edward H. Lawson Jr. (RC 1933) in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a showing of Lawson's new film "Let My People Live."

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…

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.

Harry Hazelwood Jr. update in the alumni magazine


1945-10

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The October 1945 issue of the Rutgers Alumni Monthly magazine provides an update about Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943, who is graduating from Cornell Law School.

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.

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.

Hunger Strikers (Letter to the Editor)


1985-04-16

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Letter to the editor of the Daily Targum from "The Hunger Strikers"—student activists who called for Rutgers University's divestment from corporations that profited from apartheid in South African.

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…

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.

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…

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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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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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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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.

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."

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."

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."

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."

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…

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…

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…

Negroes to Hold Big Newark Convention


1922-05-20

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the upcoming national conference of the NAACP to take place in Newark, NJ, on June 18-23, 1922.

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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…

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…

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.