H-New-Jersey is open to anyone with an interest in the history of New Jersey, including but not limited to academic researchers, teachers, students, archivists, historic site staff, volunteers, genealogists, archeologists, historic preservationists, and just plain history buffs. H-New Jersey is sponsored by the New Jersey Historical Commission as a service to the state's history community.

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Reminder: Are You Prepared? Don’t Miss These Statewide Disaster Planning and Recovery Workshops! (Registration Deadline Approaching)

(Note from H-NJ editor: Posted registration deadline is 5/22)

Friends of New Jersey History:

The New Jersey State Library (NJSL), an affiliate of Thomas Edison State University, and the New Jersey Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR), will present a series of disaster preparedness training for libraries and humanities-collecting institutions. Each two-session workshop will take place in three locations in the state.

Building a Place for History: 50th Anniversary Tours

The Friends of New Jersey Heritage and the Middlesex County Office of Culture and Heritage are hosting a festive day in honor of the creation of the New Jersey Historic Trust, New Historical Commission and New Jersey Historic Sites Council in 1967. 

Building a Place for History: 50th Anniversary includes two great tour opportunities:

How working-class youth created a radical labor movement in the 1920s and 1930s

Sharon McConnell-Sidorick will discuss her new book, Silk Stockings and Socialism:  Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal (University of North Carolina Press, 2017) at the American Labor Museum in Haledon NJ (near Paterson) on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 2PM..  Copies of the book will be available for purchase.  Light refreshments will be served.