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African-American History in New Jersey

Sources for researching the history of African Americans in New Jersey. This guide highlights materials available from the New Jersey State Library's collections and is not intended to represent all information sources for this topic.

Resources on African-American History from the New Jersey State Publications Digital Library

Materials from the New Jersey State Library's collection that have been scanned and published on our online digital archive.

Selected Urban Colored Population Commission Reports

The Negro Citizen and New Jersey Democracy

The Negro Citizen and New Jersey Democracy

The Negro citizen and New Jersey democracy : annual report, the Urban Colored Population Commission, State of New Jersey. (1945)

discrimination in public places report

Discrimination in public places and the civil rights laws of New Jersey

Discrimination in public places and the civil rights laws of New Jersey : fourth annual report. (1946)

2nd report Tablet of Contents page 4

General Problems, Special Problems

Second Report of the New Jersey Temporary Commission on the Condition of the Urban Colored Population (1940)
Table of contents, page 4

excerpt from report of welfare commission

"glaring and flagrant violations of constitutional rights"

[Report from the Welfare Commission on the condition of the urban colored population in re investigation into violation of civil liberties of certain residents of Hudson County] (1942)

Ironsides Echo

Ironsides Echo newspaper front page Apr 1938

Available issues of The Ironsides Echo, Bordentown's student newspaper, have been digitized by the New Jersey State Library.

Part of the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth at Bordentown Digital Collection.

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