NJ HISTORY TODAY

NJ HISTORY TODAY

COVID-19 Resources for NJ Museums & Cultural Organizations

COVID-19 Resources for NJ Museums & Cultural Organizations

COVID-19 Resource List As New Jersey continues to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact, the NJ Historical Commission (NJHC) is committed to taking a proactive and timely approach to supporting history organizations of all shapes and sizes. We have compiled a...

NJ Suffragists – Alice Paul (1885-1977)

NJ Suffragists – Alice Paul (1885-1977)

Alice Paul was the architect of some of the most outstanding political achievements on behalf of women in the 20th century. Born on January 11, 1885 to Quaker parents in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Alice Paul dedicated her life to the single cause of securing equal rights...

Lifting as we Climb: African American Suffragists in New Jersey

Lifting as we Climb: African American Suffragists in New Jersey

Lifting as we Climb: African American Suffragists in New Jersey By Lisa Hendrickson: Independent Historian Left to Right: Mary Church Terrell, Violet Johnson, Florence Spearing Randolph, Banner of the National Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs Although not as much...

On Account of Sex: Women’s Suffrage in Middlesex County, New Jersey

On Account of Sex: Women’s Suffrage in Middlesex County, New Jersey

Organization: Special Collections and University Archives of Rutgers University Website: https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/scua Submitted by Fernanda Perrone Special Collections and University Archives of Rutgers University Libraries (SC/UA) collects, preserves, and...

NJ Suffragists – Frances Dana Barker Gage (1808 – 1884)

Frances Dana Barker Gage (1808 - 1884) By: Alison Traweek: Adjunct Professor of Greek and Roman Classics at Temple University This biographical sketch was first published on the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States and...

NJ Suffragists – Helen Paul (1889-1961)

Helen Paul (1889-1961) By Jill D. Zahniser, Independent Scholar This biographical sketch was first published on the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States and appears here by permission. That database is accessible at...

NJ Suffragists – Julia Sampson Hurlbut (1882-1962)

Julia Sampson Hurlbut (1882-1962) By Lynn Wenzel, Independent Scholar This biographical sketch was first published on the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States and appears here by permission. That database is accessible at...

NJ Suffragists – Laura A. Gregg Cannon (1869-unknown)

Laura A. Gregg Cannon (1869-unknown) By Melissa Ziobro, Specialist Professor of Public History, Monmouth University This biographical sketch was first published on the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States and appears here...

NJ Suffragists -Alison Turnbull (Mrs. J.A.H.) Hopkins (1880-1951)

Alison Turnbull (Mrs. J.A.H.) Hopkins (1880-1951) By Alison Traweek: Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania This biographical sketch was first published on the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States and appears here by...