1700 Deed of Purchase between Blandina Bayard and the Hackensack Indians, 1700.
1700 NJ Indian Mortar and Pestle .
1828 Painting of a scrubwomen by Baroness Hyde de Neuville (Anne Marguerite Henriette de Marigny Hyde de Neuville, unknown -1849).
1844 Carrie Cook Sanborn, nineteenth century Quaker, artist, head of the Cedars Art Colony, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.
1854 Mary Paul’s letter from the North American Phalanx, describes her life and work in the community, 1854.
1861 Grave of Annie L. Reeder (1825-1904) A nurse at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 4, 1863. Bordentown Cemetery, Bordentown, NJ.
1864 Grave of Arabella Wharton Griffith Barlow (1824-1864), Civil War Nurse. Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, New Jersey.
1865 Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905) Tablet.
1866 Lily Martin Spencer (1822-1902) painting, “War Spirit at Home,” one of the most popular paintings of the mid-19th century.
1869 Strawberry Fields, Burlington County, 1869, a Harper’s Weekly newspaper illustration.
1874 Violet Oakley, an important American muralist, was born in Bergen Heights in 1874.
1878 Cranberry Bog, Ocean County Pickers at Work; a newspaper illustration from Harper’s Weekly, November 10, 1878.
1885 Morris Canal Workers, 1885, an illustration from Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.
1887 Leonora M. Barry’s Report on Women’s Work in New Jersey. The Knights of Labor inspector of women’s work inspects Trenton, Newark, Bordentown, Lambertville and Paterson, 1887.
1890 Women cotton thread workers, c. 1890, an engraving of workers at the Clark Thread Company, Kearney.
1895 Women Insurance Workers, Newark, 1895, a photograph of policy writers at Prudential Insurance Company.
1913 Women Silk Workers, Paterson, 1913.
1913 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Remembers the Paterson Silk Strike. Flynn recalls strike assemblies and women’s meetings, 1913.
c. 1917 Alice Paul (1885-1979) of Moorestown, militant suffragist.
1917 Delivery Room at Newark After World War I, especially in urban areas, pregnant women increasingly opted for giving birth under the care of a female or male physician in a hospital, rather than at home attended by a midwife or family doctor.
1920 Night work for women. In the 1920s, the New Jersey Consumer’s League and the National Consumer’s League, studied the working conditions of women in the state of New Jersey and, in particular, the conditions in the textile mills of Passaic.
c. 1922-23 Watch Dial Painters, c. 1922-1923, a photograph of workers at the U.S. Radium Corporation in Orange.
1923 Newspaper article by Beatrice Winser, director of Newark Public Library.
1927 “Queensborough Bridge,” by Elsie Driggs.
c. 1932 Rita Sapiro Finkler (1888-1968), path-breaking physician and pioneering endocrinologist.
1932 Domestic Science Class. New Jersey State Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth, Bordentown.
1937 Dorothy Cross (1906-1974), an expert on the Delaware Indians and Jersey archeology. Photographed here in 1937.
1943 Marion Hankins, a member of a World War II aircraft riveting team that helped build TBM Avengers Airplanes.
1943 Women workers at the Federal Shipyard, Newark, 1943, sewing safety nets on a destroyer escort.
1944 Women in the U. S. Army, 1944, a photograph of WACs at Fort Hancock
1947 Mary Norton and the Women of the 80th Congress, 1947.
1952 New Jersey Wage Discrimination Act. This act was New Jersey’s first equal pay act, 1952.
c. 1982 Millicent Hammond Fenwick (1910-1992), United States Congresswoman, c. 1982.
1995 Grace Hartigan, abstract expressionist.
2001 Portrait of Bernarda Bryson Shahn, at 99, by Mel Leipzig.