NJ African American Resources on the American Revolution

Because so many NJ teachers, faculty, and community members are interested using and sharing NJ African American resources on the American Revolution, I would like to share a link to the NJEA article published October 1. Entitled, "Black Lives in the Past and Present: New Jersey African American Resources for the American Revolution."  A 2,000 word shorter version ran in the NJEA Review magazine, and a roughly 5,000 word piece with all groups mentioned ran in the NJEA Link Page. https://www.njea.org/aaresourcesnj/

August 13: Mt Tabor Historical Society Presentation (virtual) on Camp Meeting Towns

The Mount Tabor Historical Society invites you to a free online presentation, Thursday, August 13, 2020 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Samuel Avery-Quinn, author and Senior Lecturer at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, will give a virtual presentation titled "A History of Methodist Camp Meeting Towns and Lessons for Sustaining Vibrant Communities Today."

REGISTER for the free presentation on Eventbrite via www.mounttabor.org or the Mount Tabor Historical Society's Facebook page.

A Conservation 75th Anniversary

On July 1, 1945, as World War II was ending and State government could begin to look forward to the needs of the postwar years, the provisions of a new law went into effect that would reshape environmental protection in New Jersey.  The legislature had enacted and the governor signed Chapter 22 of the 1945 laws of New Jersey, "An Act relating to conservation, providing for the establishment ...

Apply Today! NJ Women Vote Virtual Tour Project

NJ Women Vote Virtual Tour Project

To share the important and diverse stories of women in New Jersey history in a safe and accessible format this year, NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 (NJ Women Vote) will fund the production of virtual tours at five sites along the New Jersey Women’s Heritage Trail

Jersey Birds: Short History Videos from the Exhibition Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse

Ever wondered why the Eastern Goldfinch became the official State Bird of New Jersey? Or why there is a borough in Camden County called Audubon? Or why Trenton gained an international reputation for birds?

Join Nicholas Ciotola of the New Jersey State Museum for an ongoing series of 10-minute videos about the social and cultural history of birds in New Jersey tied to the new exhibition, Fine Feathered Friends: Birds as Mainstay and Muse. New videos added regularly.

New Jersey At War: the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day

Friday, May 8th | 1 PM
Tune in on Zoom | Details below

Please join the Newark Public Library via Zoom on Friday, May 8 at 1:00 pm for a program commemorating the end of World War II in Europe.

Authors Joseph G. Bilby and Patricia Chappine will talk with NPL’s Thomas Ankner about their research into New Jerseyans who helped with the war effort.

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