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African Americans in Colonial New Jersey

Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"Afro-Dutch Folklore and Folklife"
pp. 31-46, In Folk Legacies Revisited
David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
"Black Families in New Netherland"
New Netherland Project, Joyce D. Goodfriend,(online publication)
Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History
Giles R. Wright, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 18-23
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
The Two New Jerseys
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the late seventeenth century. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993
Royal Rule and Religious Revival
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the early eighteenth century. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993
Documents
The New Jersey African-American History Curriculum Guide Grades 9-12
Larry A. Greene and Lenworth Gunther. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.
Runaway Slave Notices (1772-1781), pp. 58-60.
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
Glimpses of Slavery (1716-1763), pp. 29-32
Online Lectures
Graham Hodges, "The Black American Revolution"
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Jean Soderlund, "New Jersey Quakers in the American Revolution"
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Internet Sites
New Jersey History Partnership Project
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