Encyclopedia of New Jersey, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0813536510
  • ISBN-13: 9780813536514
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade + - College Senior
  • 927 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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About

Overview

Did you know New Jersey was once divided into two parts: East Jersey and West Jersey? That the first vote cast by an African American under the Fifteenth Amendment was in Perth Amboy? Or that New Jersey was the site of the first intercollegiate football game?

For students and general readers, Encyclopedia of New Jersey is the most extensive reference ever published on the Garden State. This wide-ranging work contains nearly 3,000 original articles, along with 585 illustrations and 130 maps, collecting a wealth of information about the state in one volume.

Filled with fascinating and interesting entries, Encyclopedia of New Jersey provides the answers to questions about New Jersey on a broad range of subject areas:

  • Architecture
  • Biographies
  • Education
  • Ethnicity
  • Geography
  • History
  • Recreation and sports
  • Religion
  • and many more subjects

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Copyright Page.
Advisory Board.
Cosponsors.
Leadership Gifts.
Major Gifts.
Patrons.
Donors.
Project Staff.
Editorial Board.
Editor’s Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Note on the Use of the Encyclopedia.
List of Maps.
1: Abbett, Leon.
2: Abbott, Charles Conrad.
3: Abbott and Costello.
4: Abbott v. Burke.
5: Aberdeen.
6: Abolition.
7: Abraham Clark House.
8: Absecon.
9: Absecon Lighthouse.
10: Academy of Medicine of New Jersey.
11: Adams, Harriet Stratemeyer.
12: Addams, Charles.
13: Admiral Farragut Academy.
14: Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center.
15: Advisory Commission on the Status of Women.
16: Advocates for New Jersey History.
17: Affirmative Action.
18: African Americans.
19: African Methodist Episcopal Church.
20: African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
21: Africans.
22: Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum.
23: Agriculture.
24: Airports.
25: Airships.
26: Albert Music Hall.
27: Aldrin, Edwin E. “Buzz”.
28: Alexander, Archibald.
29: Alexander, Cosmo.
30: Alexander, James.
31: Alexander, Walter G..
32: Alexander, William (Lord Stirling).
33: Alexandria.
34: Algonquin Arts Theatre.
35: Allaire, James P..
36: Allaire Village.
37: Allamuchy.
38: Allen, Elizabeth Almira.
39: Allen, William F..
40: Allendale.
41: Allenhurst.
42: Allentown.
43: Alling, David.
44: Alloway.
45: Alpha.
46: Alpine.
47: Amber.
48: American Aluminum Company.
49: American Boychoir School.
50: American can Company.
51: American Chemical Society.
52: American Federation of Labor.
53: American Indians.
54: American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark.
55: American Littoral Society.
56: American Pottery Manufacturing Company.
57: American Repertory Ballet/Princeton Ballet School.
58: American Revolution.
59: American Standard Corporation.
60: American Tract Society.
61: American Type Founders Company.
62: Ammann, Othmar Herman.
63: Amphibians.
64: Amtrak.
65: Ancient Oriental Churches.
66: Ancora Psychiatric Hospital.
67: Anderson, John.
68: Andover Borough.
69: Andover Township.
70: Andrews, Solomon.
71: Andros, Edmund.
72: Annin Flag Company.
73: Antheil, George.
74: Anuszkiewicz, Richard.
75: Apex Beauty Products Company.
76: Appalachian Mountains.
77: Appalachian Trail.
78: Appel Farm Arts and Music Center.
79: Applejack.
80: Apollo Muses.
81: Aquifers.
82: Arbitration.
83: Archaeology.
84: Architecture.
85: Archives.
86: Argall, Samuel.
87: Armbruster, William.
88: Armenians.
89: Art.
90: Arthur Kill.
91: ArtPRIDE New Jersey.
92: Asbury Park.
93: Asbury Park Press.
94: Ashbridge, Elizabeth.
95: Ashby, George.
96: Ashby, William.
97: Asian Indians.
98: Assemblage Art.
99: Assemblies of God.
100: Assumption College for Sisters.
101: Astronomy and Astrophysics.
102: AT&T Corporation.
103: Atlantic Cape Community College.
104: Atlantic City.
105: Atlantic City and Shore Railroad.
106: Atlantic City Bacharach Giants.
107: Atlantic City Medical Center.
108: Atlantic City Surf.
109: Atlantic Coastal Plain.
110: Atlantic County.
111: Atlantic Energy.
112: Atlantic Highlands.
113: Atlantic Highlands Borough.
114: Atlantic Terra Cotta Company.
115: Audubon, John James.
116: Audubon.
117: Audubon Park.
118: Automatic Data Processing.
119: Auto Racing.
120: Auto Theft.
121: Avalon.
122: Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey.
123: Aviation Industry.
124: Aviation Research.
125: Avon-by-the-Sea.
126: Aylsworth, Jonas Walter.
127: Babe Ruth Baseball.
128: Baby M. case.
129: Bacon, Henry.
130: Bakelite.
131: Baker, Hobart “Hobey” Amory Hare.
132: Baldanzi, George.
133: Bald Eagle.
134: Ballantine, Peter.
135: Ballantine House.
136: Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.
137: Bamberger’s Department Store.
138: Bancroft, Margaret.
139: Bancroft NeuroHealth.
140: Banking.
141: Baptists.
142: Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones).
143: Barclay, Robert.
144: Bardeen, John.
145: Barkan, Alexander E..
146: Barnegat.
147: Barnegat Bay.
148: Barnegat Light.
149: Barnegat Lighthouse.
150: Barns.
151: Barrier Islands.
152: Barrington.
153: Barton, Clara.
154: Basalt.
155: Baseball.
156: Minor League Baseball Teams in New Jersey.
157: BASF.
158: Basie, William “Count”.
159: Basilone, John.
160: Basketball.
161: Basking Ridge.
162: Basse, Jeremiah.
163: Bass River.
164: Bats.
165: Batsto.
166: Battleship New Jersey.
167: Bay Head.
168: Bayley, James Roosevelt.
169: Bayonne.
170: Bayonne Bridge.
171: Bayonne Naval Base.
172: Bayshore Discovery Project.
173: Bayway refinery.
174: Beach Haven.
175: Beachwood.
176: Beaver.
177: Beck, Henry Charlton.
178: Becton Dickinson and Company.
179: Bedle, Joseph Dorsett.
180: Bedminster.
181: Bees.
182: Beirne, Joseph A..
183: Belarusians.