Category Archives: Biographies

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William Winds: A Revolutionary General

In 2013, Denville celebrated its centennial, but the town’s history goes well beyond the past century.  In fact, while doing research for an online exhibit, I came across a man who lived in the area who was an integral part … Continue reading

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Theodore Dembowski Biography

My name is Theodore Dembowski and I am a 32 year old graduate student at William Paterson University in New Jersey.  I am currently in my fifth semester of the program.  In 2004 I graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in … Continue reading

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Christopher Ward Bio

Hi.  My name is Chris Ward. I graduated Fairleigh Dickinson University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management in 2003.  After a few years in a cubicle, I found a calling to become a teacher and enrolled in William Paterson’s … Continue reading

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Michael R. Freimuth

For five generations spanning over one hundred years my family has resided across the northern New Jersey landscape.  The earliest members of my family arrived in the United States through Ellis Island during the administration of President William Howard Taft as … Continue reading

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Making a Living, Doing What I Love – in the Field of History

Preserving every historic site in the state of New Jersey was what I told my current employer I wanted to do in the next ten years; we both had a good laugh.  Although my goal maybe unrealistic, I am certain … Continue reading

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The Occupation of Newark by Tom Hayden: An Outsider’s Outlook

Diaries give a perspective into the mind of the person who is writing the entry like I am doing with this blog. They always interested me because they are personal and give a perspective of  events which are happening in … Continue reading

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MissO Bio

I am a full time high school history teacher. I have taught several social science courses at the secondary level, including World History, USI & USII, Sociology and World Concepts & Themes. I have been teaching since 2006 and received … Continue reading

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