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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State

The Rise of the Suburbs

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

“William T. Cahill”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Richard J. Connors, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 228-233

“Richard J. Hughes”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
William Lemmey,Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 219-223

“Robert B. Meyner”
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 219-223

Looking For America on the New Jersey Turnpike
Angus K. Gillespie and Michael A. Rockland. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992

“New Jersey Comes of Age”, (Hagueism, the Constitution of 1947, Shifting Politics)
pp. 73-85. In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997

“Lessons in Land Use: Radburn and the Regional Planning Association of America”
pp. 411-430. In A New Jersey Anthology
Edited and compiled by Maxine N. Lurie.
Daniel Schaffer, Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1994.

Teenage New Jersey, 1941-1975
Edited by Kathryn Grover. Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1997

Audio and Video

The Suburban State
Program 10 in the New Jersey Legacy television series.
A co-production of NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003

Documents

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Farmers Against the Automobile (1908), pp. 181-182
Randolph Bourne on Bloomfield (1913), pp. 194-197
Cranbury Township (1956), pp. 251-253
Income Distribution (c. 1960), pp. 254-255
Willingboro in the Early 1960s, pp. 258-261

Internet Sites

What Exit? New Jersey and Its Turnpike (New Jersey Historical Society online exhibition)

 

 


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