Contact the Historical Commission
New Jersey Historical Commission
225 W.State Street
P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

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

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New Netherland and New Sweden

Grades 5 through 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"New Holland and New Sweden"
pp. 42-57, In New Jersey: A Mirror on America
John T. Cunningham. Andover, N.J.: Afton Publishing Co., 1976
The New World Through Dutch Eyes: 4th Grade Curriculum Packet Using Primary Documents in Social Studies Teaching
Developed by Mary Capobianco and Gale Derosia, in consultation with Nancy McClure Zeller
Albany, NY: New Netherland Project, New York State Library, CEC 8th Floor, Albany, NY
Audio and Video
Fortunes in Furs
A 30-minute television documentary about relations between the Dutch, the Swedes, and the Lenape, a co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1992
Maps
Internet Sites
New Netherland Museum
Includes a cross-section of Henry Hudson's ship, the Half Moon
Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"Contact to 1664: Trade, War, and Disease"
(New People in an Old World, Trade, Kieft's War, Lenape Relations with New Sweden, Disease)
pp. 31-44, In The Indians of New Jersey,
Gregory Evans Dowd. New Jersey History Series
Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1992.
"The First Foundations"
(Arrival of the Dutch, the Land and the Natives, the Dutch Settle in New Jersey, the Swedes on the Delaware)
pp. 1-13, In New Jersey: From Colony to State, 1609-1789
Richard P. McCormick. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1964.
"Black Families in New Netherland"
Joyce D. Goodfriend, New Netherland Project (online publication)
Teachers Guide: New Jersey Legacy
Program One, Fortunes in Furs,
Patricia Matuszewski, David S. Cohen, and Howard L. Green
Trenton: New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993
Audio and Video
Fortunes in Furs
A 30-minute television documentary about relations between the Dutch, the Swedes, and the Lenape, a co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1992
Documents
Instructions for Willem Verhulst - 1625
Peter Schaghen Letter - 1626
Refers to the purchase of Manhattan Island
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Instructions for the Director of New Netherland, 1625
pp. 7-9.
Internet Sites