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New Jersey Historical Commission
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P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

Tel: (609) 292-6062
Fax: (609) 633-8168

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Civic Rights, Protests and Riots

GRADES 5 THROUGH 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
Paul Robeson as Scholar-Athlete
Giles R. Wright. Teachers Guide, Paul Robeson Chautauqua, Middle School. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999
Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History
Giles R. Wright. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 68-77.
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/Digidox9.php
The New Jersey African-American History Curriculum Guide, Grades 9-12
Larry A. Greene and Lenworth Gunther. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/AAHCG/index.html
Documents
GRADES 9 THROUGH 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
The New Jersey African-American History Curriculum Guide, Grades 9-12
Larry A. Greene and Lenworth Gunther. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/AAHCG/index.html
Paul Robeson as Scholar-Athlete
Giles R. Wright. Teachers Guide, Paul Robeson Chautauqua, Middle School. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1999
Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History
Giles R. Wright, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 68-77.
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/Digidox9.php
Documents
"Resolution of the New Jersey State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs (1947)," pp. 171-172.
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/AAHCG/resolution.html
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
A Black Woman Trying to Get a Job (1940), pp. 233-235.
Segregation in New Jersey Schools (1941), pp. 236-237.
The Newark Riots, pp. 262-269.
Internet Sites
Electronic New Jersey: A Digital Archive of New Jersey History
http://www.scc.rutgers.edu/njh/
Audio and Video
Paul Robeson: Here I Stand
A two-hour documentary about Paul Robeson
co-produced by WNET and Menair Media International, 1999
WNET Video Distribution, P.O. Box 2284, South Burlington, VT 05407
Opportunity of the Century: New Jersey's Constitution at Fifty
A one-hour documentary produced by New Jersey Network, 1998.
Contains a segment on the desegregation of the public schools in New Jersey.
Documents
"Resolution of the New Jersey State Federation of Colored Women's Clubs" (1947)
pp. 171-172, http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/AAHCG/resolution.html
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
A Black Woman Trying to Get a Job (1940), pp. 233-235
Segregation in New Jersey Schools (1941), pp. 236-237
The Newark Riots, pp. 262-269