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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

Immigration Since 1945

Grades 5 through 8

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

The Reasons for Migrating
Giles R. Wright. New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1986

Arrival and Settlement in a New Place
Giles R. Wright. New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1986

Schooling and Education
Giles R. Wright with Howard L. Green and Lee R. Parks. New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1987

Work
Giles R. Wright and Howard L. Green. New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1987

What is Ethnicity?
Howard L. Green and Lee R. Parks New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1987

Documents

Looking Back: Eleven Life Histories
Giles R. Wright, with photographs by Donald P. Lokuta. New Jersey Ethnic History Pamphlet Series
Edited by Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1986

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“Reflections on American Ethnicity”
pp. 99-117. In Folk Legacies Revisited
David Steven Cohen. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995

“The Third Wave, 1960”
(Puerto Ricans, Native Blacks, Immigration Law, Illegal Immigrants, Hispanics and West Indians, Asians, Portuguese, Suburban Ethnics)
pp. 58-70. In Immigration and Ethnicity in New Jersey History
Douglas V. Shaw. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1994

Audio and Video

Coming From India
A one-hour radio documentary about Asian Indians in New Jersey
Narrated by Chitra Raga-van, written and produced by David Steven Cohen and Marty Goldensohn
A co-production of NJN Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1998. (Listen online)

Seabrook at War
A one-hour radio documentary about the Japanese-Americans and Estonians who were resettled at Seabrook Farms during and after World War II
Written and produced by David Steven Cohen and Marty Goldensohn. A co-production of WWFM and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1995. (Listen online).

Photographs

Ukrainian-Americans: An Ethnic Portrait
Text by David S. Cohen
Photographs by Donald P. Lokuta. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982

 

 


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