Category Archives: DH Exhibits

Posts highlighting student exhibits

Waves of Culture: The Ebb and Flow of the Hungarian Immigrant Population in Franklin, New Jersey

Nomads The history of the Hungarian people suggests that they have always had nomadic tendencies. In fact, historical records suggest that the first Hungarians (or Magyar) had migrated across Asia to eventually settle in the Danube valley in 896 AD. … Continue reading

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Documentary Revolution ‘ 67

Introduction History is alive through the stories of others. We are all part of history. The documentary, Revolution ‘ 67, discussed the story of the Newark riots. Many individuals were featured in this video. This documentary included interviews from Tom … 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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Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America

The book, Newark: A History of Race, Rights, and Riots in America by Kevin Mumford gives the reader a glispe of how the riot started from its very beginnings. The riots‘ roots, according to Mumford, originated in the 19th and … Continue reading

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The Balancing Act of 2008

You thought every Democrat in every category won in 2008…everywhere? Think again! And did you think there wouldn’t be an election confusion in a New Jersey election…even an election in a small town like Rutherford? Election confusion in New Jersey? Yes! It doesn’t just happen … Continue reading

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Early Chester

We cannot begin our discussion of the role Chester played in the Civil War without touching upon the town’s beginnings. Modern day Chester Township is ideally located astride Route 206, providing day trippers from New York City and urban New … Continue reading

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The Cannonball Trail: Tracing the Footsteps of American History

New Jersey is renowned for its hiking trails and nature walks; however, trail goers at some of Bergen and Passaic County’s most popular parks could be walking in the footsteps of Continental Soldiers. The forests now known for their serene … Continue reading

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