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The Great Migration to New Jersey

GRADES 9 THROUGH 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"The Beleaguered City as Promised Land: Blacks in Newark, 1917-1947"
pp. 433-461. In A New Jersey Anthology
Edited and compiled by Maxine N. Lurie.
Clement A. Price. Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1994
Afro-Americans in New Jersey: A Short History.
Giles R. Wright. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1988 (online publication), pp. 45-54
http://www.njstatelib.org/NJ_Information/Digital_Collections/Digidox9.php
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guides
Program 9, The Progressive Banner
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
Audio and Video
The Progressive Banner
Program 9, the New Jersey Legacy television series. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003
Chanceman's Brothers and Sisters: The Origins of the 20th Century Morris County Black Community
Produced by Rita Heller, County College of Morris, 1998
Excerpt on the Great Migration
(Streaming Video)

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Online Lecture
Clement Alexander Price, "Newark and the Great Migration"
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Documents
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 9, The Progressive Banner
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
Excerpts from "The Third Ward," by Vivian Mintz, pp.125-127
New Jersey History Partnership Project
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Helen Pendleton on "Cotton Pickers in Northern Counties, Survey (1917).
Report on a Survey of African Americans in New Jersey, 1932