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Veronica Henriksen Wins Scholarship


1942-11-02

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

Moorland YMCA Concert Tonight


1940-08-01

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports about the concert of the Summer School Orchestra of the Moorland Branch YMCA (Plainfield's African American branch of the Young Men's Christian Association), for the benefit of the orchestra library fund. The…

Leaves for Puerto Rico


1954-08-31

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944) departed Idlewild Airport (now John F. Kennedy International Airport) in New York for a two-week vacation in Puerto Rico. She also plans to visit St. Thomas and St. Croix in the…

Social Notes


1951-07-25

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The Plainfield Courier-News mentions Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944) in the "Social Notes" section. Henriksen is flying to California for a month-long vacation.

Girl Scouts Visit New York on Tour


1944-06-26

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports about the activities of Girl Scouts of Troop 29 of the East Fifth Street YWCA (Plainfield's African American branch of the Young Women's Christian Association). Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944) and her sister Charmaine…

Veronica Henriksen Graduating from NJC


1944-06-07

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

Scouts to Present Fashion Show at Branch YWCA


1944-04-26

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports about the activities of Girl Scouts of Troop 29 of the East Fifth Street YWCA (Plainfield's African American branch of the Young Women's Christian Association). Genevieve Henriksen, mother of Veronica Henriksen (DC…

Concert Given by Moorland YMCA Group


1940-08-02

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports about the concert of the Summer School Orchestra of the Moorland Branch YMCA (Plainfield's African American branch of the Young Men's Christian Association), for the benefit of the orchestra library fund. Veronica…

Fantasy to Aid Repair Fund at Moorland 'Y'


1937-12-27

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that a Christmas fundraiser show will be staged in Moorland Branch YMCA (Plainfield's African American branch of the Young Men's Christian Association). The show will be presented by the Henriksen Kiddies Dancing…

Veronica Henriksen high school senior photo


1940

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Page 27 of the Plainfield High School yearbook for the year 1940, which includes Veronica Henriksen's senior photo. Henriksen is the third known black woman to attend Douglass College, graduating in 1944.

Englehardt Henriksen, World War II draft registration card

United States, Selective Service System
1942-04-25

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Draft registration card for Englehardt Henriksen. The local draft board registrar misidentified Englehardt Henriksen's race and checked off "White" in the race column. This registration card was filled out in April 1942, while Englehardt's daughter…

Englehardt Henriksen, World War I draft registration card

United States, Selective Service System
1917-06-05

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Draft registration card for Englehardt Henriksen, father of Veronica Henriksen (DC class of 1944). The card identifies Henriksen's race as "African" and indicates that he was born in 1893 in "Christiansted, St. Croix, Danish West Indies" (now US…

For the record [Veronique Marie Henriksen]


1999-01-18

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Additional note about Veronique (Veronica) Henriksen to supplement the obituary published in the Courier-News the previous day.

Veronica Mary Henriksen senior photo from Quair yearbook


1944

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Senior photo of Veronica Mary Henriksen printed in the 1944 Quair yearbook.

1930 US Census record for Veronica Henriksen


1930

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Veronica Henriksen’s family was listed in the 1930 US census residing in Plainfield, New Jersey. Veronica’s parents were listed at the bottom of page 11A, and 6-year-old Veronica was listed on line 1 at the top of page 11B. The census enumerator…

Photograph of Veronica Henriksen with fellow Bees club officers


1944

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Photograph of the Bees club officers at the New Jersey College for Women, printed in the 1944 Quair (Douglass College Yearbook). The Bees Club brought together commuters in an on-campus social setting. Veronica Henriksen is seated second from the…

Obituary of Veronique Henriksen


1999-01-17

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Obituary of Veronique (Veronica) Henriksen of Plainfield, NJ, in the local newspaper Courier-News.

Veronica Henriksen Receives Scholastic Honors at NJC


1943-05-19

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that Veronica Henriksen has been elected vice-president of the Bees commuter student organization and achieved high scholastic honors during her junior year at the New Jersey College for Women (Douglass).

Recital Here Tuesday By Montclair Chorus


1940-12-07

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Announcement about a recital performance by Trinity Male Chorus of Montclair under the auspices of the interracial department of the Plainfield Council for World Friendship. Proceeds going "for a scholarship for Miss Veronika Henriksen, a Plainfield…

Miss Henriksen Attends Dance Session


1951-08-20

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports about the social activities of the Henriksen family. Veronica Henriksen (DC 1944) has returned from a month's vacation tour of California and Mexico, while her sister Desiree Henriksen is at a dance camp in…

Veronica Henriksen Secretary of NJC Club


1944-02-28

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

Choral Club Plans Recital


1948-06-04

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The Plainfield Courier-News reports that the Community Choral Club of the East Fifth Street Branch of the YWCA (an African American branch of the Young Women's Christian Association) is planning its second annual recital to take place at the…