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Memo to Pastor Eric Billips regarding the status of the Alice J. Archibald Historical Library

Saunders, Barbara M.
2015-11-06

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Memo from Barbara M. Saunders to Paster Eric Billips regarding the ongoing archival preservation work at the Alice Jennings Archibald Historical Library.

Report regarding the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library

Saunders, Barbara M.
2015-10-06

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Report to the Official Board regarding the ongoing work at the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library.

Church Leadership Discussion and Analysis

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1992 approx.

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Historical information about Mount Zion AME Church and its influence in the African American community in New Brunswick, written circa 1992. Typewritten statement on church letterhead.

Suggestions for Mt. Zion AME Church 150th Anniversary Oct. 1977


1977

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Suggestions for the 150th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, including notes on drama, concert, art exhibit, memory lane, and pageant.

The Senior Missionary Society of Mt. Zion AME, History 1938–1983


1983

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Unsigned 4-page handwritten history of the Senior Missionary Society of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written circa 1983.

Organization of Local Church

Gatling, Maxine
1980s/1990s approx.

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Typewritten document that lays out the organizational structure for Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, submitted by Maxine Gatling. This undated document was created in the late 20th century (Maxine Gatling was a long-time church member who…

History Committee for 132nd Anniversary of Mt. Zion AME Church

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1959-08-16

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Minutes from August 16, 1959, meeting of the history committee for the 132nd anniversary of Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick, including a list of committee members with Alice Jennings Archibald serving as chair.

History of Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey from 1827 to 1941


1941

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History of the Mount Zion AME Church written in 1941, including information about previous pastors, church buildings, and financial matters.

Program for the Service of Dedication

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
1988-10-16

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October 16, 1988, program for the service of dedication for the pews, the pulpit & altar furniture and other furnishings & appointments at Mount Zion AME Church, New & Neilson Streets, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Building the New Mt. Zion


1986 approx.

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Recounts the work done by members of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick to construct the new church building, written circa 1986.

A Brief History of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey


1947

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4-page typed history of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, written in 1947 around the time of the 120th anniversary of the church.

Blueprints for the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library


1990s approx.

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Blueprints for the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library, unsigned but likely belonging to June Robinson.

The Bicentennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church & the United States Constitution 1787–1987


1987

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2-page essay about the bicentennial of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and the United States Constitution. The essay cites Wayne J. Dawkins's article in the July 1987 issue of Black Enterprise magazine regarding the financial power of AME…

'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…

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.

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.

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.

Time healing wounds for black alumni

Ottey, Michael A. W.
1989-10-22

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Clipping of the "Crossroads" column of October 22, 1989, discussing the first Rutgers University Black Alumni Reunion. The event marked the 20th anniversary of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center. Alice Jennings Archibald was among 400 black alumni who…

Alice Jennings Archibald photo collage


1998-01-23

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Collage of three photographs depicting Alice Jennings Archibald at different stages of her life. Text on the side of the page reads "extra slides 1/23/98 11:54 AM Page 5." This collage was used in the funeral program after Alice Jennings Archibald…

Photograph of Alice Jennings Archibald and Sarah Mathew Thomas


1990s approx.

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Undated photograph from a reunion with a handwritten caption that reads "Alice Archibald" and "Sarah Mathew Thomas."

Thomas Titus photograph


1898 approx.

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Photograph of Thomas Titus, one of the early members of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick and kin of church historian Alice Jennings Archibald.

The following handwritten caption is attached to the front of the photograph:
"An Early Member…

Elizabeth Titus (Mrs. Thomas Titus) photograph


1898 approx.

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Photograph of Elizabeth Titus, one of the early members of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick and kin of church historian Alice Jennings Archibald.

The following handwritten caption is attached to front of the photograph:
"An Early…

Historic Moments

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1982 approx.

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Alice Jennings Archibald's typewritten notes about African American history in New Brunswick, NJ. Includes information about Paul Robeson and Rutgers University, the Urban League in Middlesex County, the Mount Zion AME Church, and the NAACP. The…

Remembering Alice Jennings Archibald on Women's Day 2011

Watson, B. Joyce
2011

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Biographical information about Alice Jennings Archibald for the 2011 Women's Day, prepared by B. Joyce Watson.

We are Historiographers

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1990s approx.

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Handwritten note about the role of the official historian of the Mount Zion AME Church in New Brunswick. Although the note is not signed, it has been attributed to Alice Jennings Archibald, the long-time church historian.

The Significance of this Silver (25th) Anniversary of Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand's Pastorate of Mt. Zion AME Church

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1989-09-10

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Alice Jennings Archibald's remarks for the 25th anniversary of the Rev. Henry A. Hildebrand's pastorate of Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Some Suggested Ways to Get More Women Involved in Church Work

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1982-08-21

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Alice Jennings Archibald's notes for Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick regarding ideas for women's involvement, dated August 21, 1982.

Conference Echoes, Theme: "Let's Strengthen the Family of God"

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1986

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Report from Alice Jennings Archibald, church historian, about the 114th Session of the New Jersey Annual Conference held on March 12-16, 1986. The conference was convened at the United Methodist Church in New Brunswick, with Mount Zion AME Church of…

Echoes from the 164th Anniversary

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1991-10-27

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Alice Jennings Archibald's message commemorating the 164th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick on October 27, 1991.

Persons mentioned include Mr. Coggins, Lillian Holly, Edith Campbell, Leroy Nash, Barbara Saunders, Bert…

The Significance of this Occassion—160th Anniversary of Mt. Zion AME

Archibald, Alice Jennings
1987-10-25

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Alice Jennings Archibald's remarks for the banquet commemorating the 160th anniversary of the Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick on October 25, 1987.

The Alice Jennings Archibald History Library Brochure

Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick
2003/2009 approx.

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A trifold brochure about the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library, produced sometime between 2003 and 2009. A photograph of Alice Jennings Archibald is on the front of the brochure.

Clergy mentioned include Rt. Rev. Richard F. Norris, Rev.…

A Salute to Alice Jennings Archibald


1980-05-25

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A 12-page program for an event honoring Alice Jennings Archibald. Includes a short biography of Alice Jennings Archibald and a small headshot photograph of her on the cover.

Removal of Phillis to Louisiana, sold by slaveholder Staats Van Deursen to Jacob Klady

Middlesex County Clerk
1817-09-23

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This is a record of Phillis's removal from the state of New Jersey to Louisiana. Phillis was a 22-year-old black woman enslaved by Staats Van Deursen. Staats Van Deursen was the treasurer of Queen's College (later called Rutgers) for ten years…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with Leo P. Carlin and Howard J. Devaney


1957-02-12

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Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 with Newark Mayor Leo P. Carlin and Howard J. Devaney in 1957.

City NAACP Installs Slate; Hazelwood Returns to Presidency; Housing Assistant Heard


1957-01-11

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The Newark Evening News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 has been elected president of the Newark branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1957. Hazelwood previously served as president of the branch…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with Thurgood Marshall and David M. Litwin


1950-10-30

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Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 with Thurgood Marshall and David M. Litwin at an NAACP event in Newark. Hazelwood served as the president of the Newark branch of the NAACP. This photograph appeared alongside an article titled "NAACP Counsel…

Woman, Negro Appointed to Newark Court Posts


1970-01-15

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New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 has been elevated to chief magistrate in Newark.

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.

Harry Hazelwood Heads Colored Unit


1947-12-31

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The Newark Evening News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 was elected president of the Newark branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1947.

First Negro Magistrate: Hazelwood Is Named; Lohman Also Picked, Jacobs Dropped

Baglivo, Angelo
1958-10-19

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Article in the Newark News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 was nominated by Mayor Leo P. Carlin to serve as a municipal magistrate. Hazelwood became the first African American to serve as a municipal judge in Newark. The article includes a…

Letter to Dean Fraser Metzger about progress at Cornell Law School

Hazelwood, Harry Jr.
1944-05-16

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Letter from Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 to Frazer Metzger, Dean of Men, written on May 16, 1944, providing an update about Hazelwood's progress at the end of his first year at Cornell Law School. Dean Metzger sent a reply to Hazelwood on May 19, 1944.

Letter to the Leopold Schepp Foundation, regarding a scholarship for Harry Hazelwood Jr.

Metzger, Fraser
1944-05-01

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Lucia Temple, Secretary at the Leopold Schepp Foundation, regarding a scholarship for Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 to study law at Cornell. Metzger writes that Hazelwood is "of the Negro race" and discusses…

Letter to Harry Hazelwood Jr. at Cornell Law School

Metzger, Fraser
1944-05-19

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Harry Hazelwood Jr. RD1943, written on May 19, 1944, about a year after Hazelwood graduated. This is Metzger's reply to Hazelwood's letter of May 16, 1944, in which Hazelwood provided an update about his…

Letter to Cornell Law School, regarding Harry Hazelwood Jr.

Metzger, Fraser
1943-05-21

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Cornell Law School, providing a reference for Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. Hazelwood would go on to obtain a law degree from Cornell in 1945.

Memo: Harry Hazelwood Jr.'s phone call regarding his son's incident with Campus Patrol

Pawa, Irving
1974-03-18

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A memo by Irving Pawa, Acting Director of Alumni Relations, regarding his phone conversation with Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. On March 18, 1974, Hazelwood (who was a judge in Essex County) called Pawa to discuss an incident involving his son's…

Hazelwood Credo: Devotion to Duty

Hallam, George
1969-12-12

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Profile of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 in the Newark Evening News at the time of his appointment as acting chief magistrate of the Newark Municipal Court.

Tribute to teacher John Chandler in the Wardlaw-Hartridge School yearbook


1979

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Photograph and tribute to John T. Chandler RC1937 in the 1979 Tempora Et Mores yearbook of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, NJ. Chandler was a physical education teacher and coach at the school. Chandler passed away in October of 1978, and the…

News release from the New Jersey AAA about Arthur M. Johnson

New Jersey Automobile Club (AAA)
1962-01-31

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News release stating that Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 has been appointed Membership Representative of the New Jersey Automobile Club (AAA). In addition to teaching business and economics, Johnson is also a "state-licensed casualty, fire, liability and…

Letter to Eastern Aircraft, regarding an employment reference for Arthur M. Johnson

Metzger, Fraser
1943-11-13

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Letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Easter Aircraft division of General Motors in Trenton, NJ. Metzger replies to the company's inquiry seeking an employment reference for Arthur M. Johnson RC1943.

Letter to Arthur M. Johnson, with an attachment for local draft board

Metzger, Fraser
1942-07-30

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Carbon copy of a letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Arthur M. Johnson RC1943, replying to Johnson's letter regarding World War II draft and deferment. Metzger also enclosed a letter to Local Board No. 5 regarding Johnson's enrollment…

Letter to Fraser Metzger, regarding World War II draft and deferment

Johnson, Arthur M.
1942-07

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Two-page handwritten letter from Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, regarding World War II draft. Johnson writes that although he was drafted in July 1942, he subsequently received a deferment because of his poor vision,…

Letter to Arthur M. Johnson, awarding a scholarship for 4 years

Metzger, Fraser
1939-08-01

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Carbon copy of a letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 offering him a scholarship of $100 annually for 4 years. Metzger informs Johnson that Assemblyman Frank S. Farley's recommendation played a role in the…

Letter to Assemblyman Vincent S. Haneman, regarding Arthur M. Johnson

Curtin, Edgar G.
1939-08-12

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Carbon copy of a letter from Edgar G. Curtin, Assistant Dean of Men at Rutgers, to Vincent S. Haneman, New Jersey Assemblyman from Atlantic County, regarding a scholarship for Arthur M. Johnson RC1943. Curtin mentions that Assemblyman Frank S. Farley…

Letter to Fraser Metzger, regarding Arthur M. Johnson

Farley, Frank S.
1940-04-10

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Letter from Frank S. Farley, New Jersey Assemblyman from Atlantic City, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, regarding Arthur M. Johnson RC1943.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a scholarship

Lockett, R. T.
1939-07-01

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Letter from R. T. Lockett, Executive Secretary of the Arctic Avenue Branch YMCA in Atlantic City, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a state scholarship

Miller, Henry P.
1939-06-23

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Letter from the Atlantic City High School to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship. The letter is signed by Charles L. Werntz, Director of Guidance, and Henry P. Miller, Principal.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a scholarship

Cain, C. M.
1939-06-27

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Letter from C. M. Cain, housing manager at Atlantic City Housing Authority, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship.

Letter to Don Jacoby regarding the death of Arthur M. Johnson

Hazelwood, Harry Jr.
1967-07-10

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Harry Hazelwood Jr. '43 writes to Don Jacoby '43 about the death of Arthur M. Johnson '43. Hazelwood was informed of Johnson's untimely death by fellow African American alumnus Leroy Darkes '46. Hazelwood enclosed photocopies of Johnson's obituary…

Arthur M. Johnson, alumni news update card

Johnson, Arthur M.
1953 approx.

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Alumni news card filled out by Arthur M. Johnson RC1943. The card is not dated, but a note in the corner says "See you at the 10th" suggesting that it may have been written ahead of the 10-year alumni reunion.

Index card about student Arthur M. Johnson

Guttman, John S.
1940 approx.

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An index card describing Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 thus: "colored boy. fairly good student has a bubbly personality but causes no disturbance." The card has been preserved in Johnson's biographical file and appears to have been penned by fellow…

John T. Chandler, World War II draft registration card

United States, Selective Service System
1940-10-16

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Draft registration card for John Thomas Chandler RC1937. Chandler registered for the World War II draft on October 16, 1940, when he was 25 years old and living in Fanwood, New Jersey.

Clipping from the Philadelphia Independent about Arthur M. Johnson


1944-09-03

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Clipping from the Philadelphia Independent (an African American newspaper) about Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 who works at the Eastern Air Craft in Trenton, NJ, and is about to enter the University of Pennsylvania to earn a master's in Economics and…

Clipping from Atlantic City Press about Arthur M. Johnson


1944-10-26

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Clipping from the Atlantic City Press about 23-year-old Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 and his address to the County Employees Association on the topic of "the different phases of various systems of government including Communism, Nazism, Fascism and…

Ex-Resorter Appointed to College Unit


1959-09-12

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Clipping from the Atlantic City Press announcing that Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 has been appointed field representative for the Citizens Committee for College Opportunities. The article features a photograph of Johnson.

Arthur M. Johnson, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

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Senior photo of Arthur M. Johnson with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Harry Hazelwood Jr., senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

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Senior photo of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Walter G. Alexander II, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

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Senior photo of Walter G. Alexander II with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Simeon F. Moss, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1941

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Senior photo of Simeon F. Moss with a biographical note, printed in the 1941 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Ernest S. Baxter Jr., senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1940

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Senior photo of Ernest S. Baxter Jr. with a biographical note, printed in the 1940 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

James Clinton Hoggard, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1939

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Senior photo of James Clinton Hoggard with a biographical note, printed in the 1939 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Leon H. McCarroll, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1938

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Senior photo of Leon H. McCarroll with a biographical note, printed in the 1938 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Malcolm Baxter, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1938

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Senior photo of Malcolm Baxter with a biographical note, printed in the 1938 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

John T. Chandler with the 150-pound football team in the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1934

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Photograph of John T. Chandler RC1937 with the 150-pound football team, printed in the 1934 Scarlet Letter yearbook, page 140. Chandler is standing in the back row, fifth from the left. The names of the team members and a description of the team's…

School of Education Commencement Program

Rutgers University
1933-06-08

1933 Rutgers University School of Education Commencement Program.pdf
School of Education Commencement Program for June 8, 1933. The last page of the program indicates that the degree of Doctor of Education was conferred on Egerton Elliot Hall. Hall was the sole recipient of this degree in 1933. He is the first known…

Photograph of Paul Robeson with fellow Cap and Skull inductees


1920

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Photograph of Paul Robeson RC1919 with fellow Cap and Skull inductees printed in the Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Photograph of John T. Chandler in Rutgers football uniform


1936 approx.; reproduced after 1978

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Photograph of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) practicing football during his time at Rutgers, where Chandler was a star athlete on the 150-pound football (or "lightweight football") team. The photograph was reprinted in a magazine after his…

Letter to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, regarding Paul Robeson

Carr, James Dickson
1919-06-06

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Letter from James Dickson Carr (RC 1892) to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, written on June 6, 1919, regarding the discriminatory exclusion of Paul Robeson (RC 1919) from a football game against Washington and Lee University. See also the…

Letter in reply to James Dickson Carr, regarding Paul Robeson

Demarest, William Henry Steele
1919-06-16

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Letter from Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest to James Dickson Carr (RC 1892), written on June 16, 1919. Demarest responds to Carr's letter of June 6, 1919, regarding the discriminatory exclusion of Paul Robeson (RC 1919) from a football game…

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.

Two Seeking Council Seats at Plainfield; Minister, Funeral Director Enter Primaries for Positions on Slate of Republicans Seeking Office


1935-09-07

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Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall (Ed.D. 1933) and Joseph B. Judkins are seeking council seats at Plainfield, NJ. The candidates are sponsored by the Plainfield League of Colored Voters. The article…

Organize Group to Combat Bias; Relief Discrimination in Union County Hit


1935-08-03

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Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall (Ed.D. 1933) presided over a meeting to organize the new Negro Welfare Council. The meeting took place in Elizabeth, NJ. Hall was a pastor in Plainfield, NJ.

Keeps Preparing [graduation announcement for Egerton E. Hall]


1933-06-14

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Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall of Plainfield, NJ, has earned the degree of Doctor of Education at Rutgers University. A photograph of Hall is included with the announcement.

Photograph of Vermont Edward Allen


1924

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Senior photograph of Vermont Edward Allen (RC 1924)

Obituary of John Chandler of Fanwood, phys ed teacher in Edison


1978-10-12

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Obituary of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) printed in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

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…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. several years after Rutgers graduation

Teele, Trevor
1945 approx.

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Professional headshot of Harry Hazelwood Jr. (RC 1943). A stamp on the back of the photograph indicates that it was taken by Trevor Teele at 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca, New York. Hazelwood likely sat for this photo while he was attending Cornell Law…

Photograph of Simeon F. Moss receiving a Recognition Award from the Essex County Council of Administrators

Moffat, Ronald F.
1975-12-07

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Photograph of Simeon F. Moss (RC 1941) printed in the Newark Star-Ledger. Moss was the Superintendent of Essex County Schools and received a Recognition Award from the Essex County Council of Administrators at his retirement dinner in 1975.

Obituary of Ernest S. Baxter Jr.


1961-10-10

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Obituary of Sgt. Ernest S. Baxter Jr. (RC 1940). Baxter was an Army career man and died in a tragic drowning accident at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, where he was stationed. He was 44 years old at the time of his death on October 7, 1961.

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."

Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly


1947-05

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Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. (RC 1933) printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly issue of May 1947. The caption under the photo reads: "EDWARD H. LAWSON '33, assistant director of the Human Rights Division of the United Nations." This clipping was…

New Ambassador: Ex-N.J. Negro Chosen for Guinea


1959-05-29

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Article about John Howard Morrow RC1931 regarding his appointment as the first US ambassador to the new Republic of Guinea. This newspaper clipping from the Newark Evening News has been preserved in Morrow's alumni biographical file.

Morrow Writes of African Stay


1968-03-15

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Article announcing the publication of a book by John Howard Morrow (RC 1931), titled First American Ambassador to Guinea. This newspaper clipping from the Hackensack newspaper Record has been preserved in Morrow's alumni biographical file.

'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…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr.


1943

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Senior photo of Harry Hazelwood Jr. (RC 1943).

Photograph of Walter G. Alexander II


1943

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Senior photo of Walter G. Alexander II (ENG 1943).

Photograph of Arthur M. Johnson


1943

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Senior photo of Arthur M. Johnson (RC 1943).

Arthur M. Johnson, photo and information card

Rutgers University
1939 approx.

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Rutgers University Directory index card from the Office of Dean of Men containing a photograph and contact information for Arthur Milton Johnson (RC 1943).

Walter G. Alexander II, photo and information card

Rutgers University
1939 approx.

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Rutgers University Directory index card from the Office of Dean of Men containing a photograph and contact information for Walter Gilbert Alexander II (ENG 1943).

Photograph of Walter G. Alexander II, Tuskegee Airman


1945-06-25

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Photograph of Walter Gilbert Alexander II (ENG 1943), second lieutenant in the United States Army Air Forces. The photograph was taken in June 1945 when Alexander completed training as a military pilot at the Tuskegee Army Air Field in Alabama.