1770 Gravestone for the Infant Children of Isaac and Hannah Arnett.
1806 Certificate of Abandonment, Piscataway Township, New Jersey. This document freed a slave owner from any obligations to the child born to her slave, 1806.
1828 The Manumission of Ann and Rufus Johnson. Ann and Rufus Johnson were 14 and 15 years old respectively when New Jersey enacted gradual manumission in 1804.
1845 The Lincoln Children, a portrait painted by Susan Waters.
1865 “The Tress of Golden Hair,” by Trenton poet Ellen Clementine Howarth (1827-1899), 1865.
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.
1878 Cranberry Bog, Ocean County Pickers at Work; a newspaper illustration from Harper’s Weekly, November 10, 1878.
c. 1890 Women cotton thread workers, c. 1890, an engraving of workers at the Clark Thread Company, Kearney.
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.
1913 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Remembers the Paterson Silk Strike. Flynn recalls strike assemblies and women’s meetings, 1913.
1913 Bill Haywood Remembers the Paterson Silk Strike. Haywood comments on women’s role in the strike, 1913.
1913 “Some Things Accomplished at Whittier House” 19th annual Report of Whittier House.
1915 Whittier House Playground for children, 1915.
1915 Whittier House Kindergarten Class, 1915.
1921 Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878-1972), an expert in scientific management.
1926 Strikers’ Children’s Kitchen, Passaic, 1926. Photograph of children outside a relief kitchen during the Passaic woolen strike.
1940 Child Labor on New Jersey Farms, 1940.
1942 World War II Ration Book and Stamps, 1942.
1952 Racially Integrated Classroom, Berlin Township, 1952.
c. 1960s Lena Frances Edwards, MD (1849-1941), physician and presidential Medal of Freedom honoree.
c. 1980s Marilyn J. Morheuser (1924-1995), an influential litigator of public school finance issues.
1993 Christine Todd Whitmann (1946-). Campaign flyer, “Christie Whitman’s Blueprint for a Better Education,” 1993.