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1940

May 17, 1940 – DIXIE (Morgan), New Orleans May 22 POINT PALDiAS (American Caribbean), (sells 7 PM) from Jane St. St. Martin May 25, St. Kitts 26, Antigua 26, … Zarembo (American Weet African)…Lagoe ESSO ARUBA (Standard Oil), Aruba May SOUTH AMERICA, WEST INDIES, ETC. 25 (malls close 11 AM), …From SHIPPING AND MAILSRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1942

Dec 28, 1942 – New York, Tuesday, De. 29, at 11 AM — Friday, Dec. 25, John, beloved husband of Role (nec Pryor), father of William Cahill. Funeral from McLaughlin Funeral Home, 591 Jersey Ave., corner 4th St., ;Ierey City, on Monday at 8 A. M Solemn Requiem Mass St. Aedan’s Church, 9 AM CELLER …From Obituary 1 — No TitleRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1943

Feb 1943 – She held several manufacturing and social work jobs before enlisting in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (later the WAC) in February 1943. Edwards attended basic training with a segregated African American unit in Fort Des Moines, Iowa. During the course of …Show moreFrom Women Veterans Historical Collection – University Archives – University …Related web pageslibrary.uncg.edu/dp/wv/collection.aspx?col=94
Jun 18, 1943 – L New Jersey Dead European Are, DIETRICH, RICHARD 1t.; brother, Walter R. Dietrich, Cape May. Afrie Area , LOUIS M.; wife, Mrs. SteUa Cieeko, Parlin. FREUND, MARCLE A,; father, Edmund Freund, Union City. MARRON, WALTER A.; father, Walter C. Matron Sr., Haledon. …From ARMY CASUALTIES INCREASED BY 406; War Department Names 278 …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Jun 20, 1943 – Fighting in the North American area accounted for 140 of the fatalities. Of the soldiers named today, forty-seven hailed from New York, twenty-two from New Jerseey … Mrs. Edith[ Logan, New Jersey / 157 East 72d St., New York. Dead North AfricanArea CLOUTIER, CHARLES E.; wife, rs. …From … ; Of the 307 Killed, 140 Fell Fighting in the North American AreaRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Oct 2, 1943 – … … United States soldiers wounded in action in the Asiatic, European, North African, North American, Pacific and Southwest Pacificareas. On the list were seventy men from New York, nineteen fromI New Jersey and eight from Con-I necticut. Their names with of kin and rank if follow: I …From … York Has 70 Men on New Army Casualty List — 19 From New JerseyRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Oct 8, 1943 – New Jersey European Area COSTA. JOSEPH S.. second lieutenant wife. Mrs. Sarah M. Costa. Merchantville. GERKE. V’RIGHT E.. second lieutenant; wife, Mrs. Levina F. Gerke, Merchantviile. MESLER. WAITER V., Jr.; father, Walter V. Mesler, Convent. North African Area (Including Sicily) …From … New York Men Are Named by War Department — 13 From New JerseyRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1945

1945 – Founded in 1945, this society preserves original documents of historical significance to New Jersey. It’s a terrific resource to tap into for house tours and lecture series on New Jersey’s African-American history. New Jersey Performing Arts CenterOne Center …Show moreFrom Select Travel Dates – American Airlines Last-Minute PackagesRelated web pagesaa.lastminute-packages.com/detail.html …

 1946

Oct 6, 1946 – New Jersey State Federation ofWomen s Clubs-Tenth district conference, Community Church, Mountain Lakes, 10:15 AM Scarsdale Woman’s … of a series on “Americans e,s World Citizens.” Fulton School, 8:15 PM Mbonu Ojike of the African Academy of Arts and Research, speaker. …From … COMING WEEK IN METROPOLITAN NEW YORK; SUBURBAN CLUBSRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1949

May 15, 1949 – The Garden Club of Madison will hold one at the home of Mrs. George Easley, Morristown, at 2:30 PM The program of the Passaic Valley Garden Club … American Rock Garden Society The annual business meeting of the American Rock Garden Societywill be held on Saturday, “New Jersey Day. …From THE WEEK’S EVENTS; Spring Displays, Sales, Meetings and ToursRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

1951

Apr 3, 1951 – AFRICAN E. .Philadelphia . . . Apr. 3 . . . . Boston. . . . ….. GYPSUM PRINCE. . . . .Hantsport. . . . . AMER. INVENTOR. . . . Havte .. ESSO BURLINGTON . . . Baton Rouge. . . . GARDEN STATE. . . . …San Francisco. . . AMERICAN VICTORY. Cherbourg. . . . . SallM tat! Sandal night. …From SHIPPING–MAILS; ALL HOURS GIVEN IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME Ships …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

May 1951

May 20, 1951 – Home of Mrs. Clifford Dixon, 2:30 P. M, THURSDAY –Annual spring show. American Legion Hall, 3 to D PM .Open to the public. BERGEN COUNTYAFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY (NJ)– `Growing African Violets.” rtes. ST. Jl. Gittord. Home of 1-Irs. Glfford, Passaic, 8 PM TEA NECK IN. …From THE GARDEN CALENDAR; MONDAYRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Jan 1955

Jan 13, 1955 – Passaic, NJ, Jan. 12 1M- The wives of two navy airmen, who may still be alive in a soviet slave labor camp after being presumed dead for … The families and relatives of Danens, Thomas, and a third flyer from New Jersey, Ed- ward Purcell of Woodbury, said they never gave up hope …From WIVES OF TWO REPORTED HELD BY REDS REWEDRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/chicagotribune/access …

 Aug 1955

Aug 15, 1955 – She salesman was Thomas Robins and the mine was the Ogden Iron mine in northern New Jersey, owned and operate.d by Thomas Alva Edison. The great inventor, then 44, … Hammond, an American engineer, Iwas engaged in improving the operating efficiency of a South African gold mine. …From American-Made Conveyor Belts Do Service in Out-of-Way Places;  – Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Oct 1956

Oct 21, 1956 – Howard C. Taylor. St. Mary’s Parlatt’House. 7 PM FAUMANACIiE GARDEN CLUB OF -Regular meeting. Lutheran Church, 8:15 P–bf.’ AMERICAN RHObODENDRON SOCIETY OF JERSEY-Joint meeting with Montclair Garden Club. Auditorium, , 8 PM BERGEN AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY (NT)-‘New Control. …From GARDEN CALENDAR OF THE WEEKRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Dec 1956

Dec 1956 – Trenton, New Jersey Department of Education, Division Against Discrimination, December 1956. Survey of sixty-four retail stores in Newark, East Orange, Montclair, Bloomfield, Paterson, Passaic, Elizabeth, Plainfield, Trenton, Camden and Atlantic City.Show moreFrom The Newark ExperienceRelated web pagesnewark.rutgers.edu/~natalieb/newark.htm

 Mar 1957

Mar 17, 1957 – 8:30 PM UNION COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY (N, J.) — Insects and S rays Mrs. FW Badde. Scotch Pains Baptist Church. 1:30 P.~M. FRmAY AMERICAN DAHLIA SOCIETY-“Tht Year Ahead,” Dr. Bruce. Press. Par> Sheraton Hotel. 8 PM NEW DORP GARDEN CLUB OIr STATEN ISLAND-Generat …From GARDEN CALENDAR OF THE WEEKRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Apr 1957

Apr 7, 1957 – J.1-‘Wild Flowers of New Jersey.” David Fables Jr. Loomis Hall, Flrat Congregatlonat Church. 8 PI SOUTH ORANGE r\. J.1-“Birds.” \Irs. Curbs Franklin. Orange Lawn Tennis Club, P. :,I. WF. (\. J t-“Pine BarrensVenture,” Dr. Stephen Colllns. American Le;ton Home, 8 P, Di. …From GARDEN CALENDAR OF THE WEEKRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Oct 1957

Oct 20, 1957 – BERGEN COUNTY AFRICAN WJ1–African Violet Soils and Culture.” Charles Leizh. Rldgefleld Park Civic Center. 8:30 P. At. ! … NEW DORP-“Been: Their Value !nthe Garden.” bira. John Stevenson.Home of Dire. HC Oynlag, PM PASSAIC (NJ1-‘Landxaping theSmall home.” Mra. …From GARDEN CALENDAR OF THE WEEKRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

Jun 1959

Jun 7, 1959 – Mr. Worthy has been seeking a new passport but it has been refused because he will not promise to stay out of China. His award will give him a nine-month stay at Boston University to make African studies. Recipients in This Area The list of award winners from New York, New Jersey and …From  Fellowships Won by 45 in New York, 5 in Jersey, 2 in ConnecticutRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

1962

Mar 18, 1962 – Home of Mrs. Carl Swanson, Tuesday, 1 PM NEW JERSEY BERGEN COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY-“Flower Arranging,” Mrs. Howard Dengler. … First Congregational Church, Friday, 1 PM PASSAIC VALLEYGARDEN CLUB OF PATERSON-The Great Swamo. Home of Mrs. Alfred Hickman, Tuesday. …From THE WEEK’S GARDEN CALENDARRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Aug 17, 1962 – New orders were up 18.6 per cent to ;6750000 as of June 30. The company makes metal office furniture. RAYBESTOS-MANHATTAN Rayliestos-Manhattan, Inc.. Passaic, NJ, manufacturer of automotive products, reported yesterday net income of ;2, 219079, equal to ;3.52 cents s share, …From UNILEVER SHOWS SLIDE IN PROFITS; Concerns Report Six-Month …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Oct 14, 1962 – Public Library, Tuesday, 1 PM NEW JERSEY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY OF AMER JCA, INC. (Union Counfy chapter)- “Corsage Making,” Mrs. Samuel Kushman. Scotch PlainsBaptist Church. Tuesday. 1:30 PM AMERICAN IRIS SOCIETY (Region 19) -Business meeting. Koos Bros. Furni. lure Store, Rahway, …From THE WEEK’S GARDEN CALENDARRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1963

Apr 14, 1963 – Library, Society of New York, 15S West 58th Street, Tuesday. 7:30 PM AMERICAN GLOXINIA SOCIETY (Greater New York Chapter)=’Growing Plants Undar … Hewlett, Wednesday, 12:30 PM NEW JERSEY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY OF AMERICA. INC. (Union CountyChapter)- Show discussion and elides. …From THE WEEK’S GARDEN CALENDAR; NEW YORKRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Jun 2, 1963 – Kinship of Arabs and Jews TO THE EDITOR OFTHE NEW YORK TI\iES ; Omar A7ouni, in his impassioned letter in your May 26 issue, mentions the … Passaic, NJ, May 18, 1988. Last States’ Rights Debate TO THE NRW YORK With all due respect for the views of Chief Justice Earl Warren, …From Letters to The Times; Where Colleges Fail Hill School’s Headmaster Says – Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Nov 17, 1963 – AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY(New York Chapter)=’Hvbriditinp at the Dexter Estate,” Stanley Barns end John Cowles. Hotel Shelburne, Lex. Inpton Avenue and 37th Street, Wednesdly, 8 FM Dinner 6 PM AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY OF GREATER NEW YORK, INC.-“How to Raise OutstDndinp Violets,” …From THE GARDEN CALENDAR; NEW YORK LONG ISLAND NEW JERSEYRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1966

Jan 16, 1966 – Monday, 2 PM MONTCLAIR-“Landscaving for Old and New Properties,” Mrs. Henry revs Social Agencies Building, Monday, 2 PM PASSAIC VALLEY GARDEN CLUB — “Iris, Mrs. Frederick P. WaHher. Home of Mrs. Klyde C. Pruden, Tuesday, 11 AM SHREWSBURY-Flower show planning. Central JerseyBank …From The Week’s Garden CalendarRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1966

Jan 16, 1966 – Monday, 2 PM MONTCLAIR-“Landscaving for Old and New Properties,” Mrs. Henry revs Social Agencies Building, Monday, 2 PM PASSAIC VALLEY GARDEN CLUB — “Iris, Mrs. Frederick P. WaHher. Home of Mrs. Klyde C. Pruden, Tuesday, 11 AM SHREWSBURY-Flower show planning. Central JerseyBank …From The Week’s Garden CalendarRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …
Jan 23, 1966 – 1 PM NEW JERSEY BERGEN COUNTY AFRICAN VIOLET SOCIETY-“Soils and Soil Testing,” Aubrey HSmvton. . Civic Center. Ridge field Park, Thursday. 2 PM CLOSTER=Slides: Tha Jersey Shore from Sandy Hook to Cave May, Harrv Beetle. Public Library, Thursday. 8:15 PM PASSAIC-“New . …From The Garden CalendarRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 1969

Jul 8, 1969 – The Women’s Campaign Board of the American Jewish Committee’s Appeal for Human Relations expresses heartfelt condolences to our esteemed honorary … nJ ..r el the lale Joseah, Meyer and Aorananl. Fu neral services were held July 7in. Shiva af deceased s home, 60 Cooper 51., tI. …From Obituary 1 — No TitleRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

Feb 1975

Feb 27, 1975 – PassaIc. NJ; Religious Zionists of America; RCA Internallonal DOvilion; Ru- mac Molded Products Inc.; Revlon Inc. Labs; Revion Research Center; … Twin Branch Rail Road Cp.: Tzell Tfav- el Tours; Union Bag Camp Paper Coro.; United Associates of New York; American Assoclans; …From Other 55 — No TitleRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/660533332 …

 May 1976

May 16, 1976 – Sponsored by the Northern New Jersey chapter, American Guiid of Organists. Today. 4 PM Donations accepted. (201) 744-0270. … State Street}-‘The African Queen,” pith Hum-. phrey Bogart sari Katherine Hepburn. ‘Today, 2 PM Free. Chiidren under 13 must be by an adult (609) 2826464. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATERRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Feb 1977

Feb 13, 1977 – Part 11: “Collecting American Folk Art,” with Mary Black, curator of the New York Historical Society, and Charles Lyle, director of the Monmouth … nit Week should be mailed three weeks tn a! o/ the publication dote to: New Jer- sey Cultural Calendar, 235 ,Lexington Avenue, Passaic, …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATERRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Mar 1977

Mar 6, 1977 – RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New ick”Death and the Ktng’s Florsemen,” the American premiere of an African play by Wole Soyinka. … inclusion in Netv Jersey/ This Veefi should be matted three ;s is advance of publication date to: Iv’ew Jersey Cultural Calendar, 235 Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE FOLK/JAZZ/POP …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Apr 1977

Apr 10, 1977 – STEPHEN SHORE and DAVE FREUND -Color pictures of America by Mr. Shore; black-and-white photographs made In northern New Jersey by Mr. Freund. Light. 729 Fifth Ave. … Lectures AFRICAN-AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES=’Television and the Black Cultural Revolution:’ by Ron Johnson. …From Arts and Leisure Guide; TheaterRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Dec 1977

Dec 22, 1977 – The other New Jersey sewage authorities that dump, sludge in the ocean-a total of 1.5 million tons annually-are Linden-Roselle, Middlesex County, Passaic valley, Bergen County, West New York, Woodridge, Kearney, Essex and Union Counties, Rahway Valley Northeast Monmouth County, …From Camden Tackling Sludge Problem With Plant for Producing CompostRelated web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Jan 1978

Jan 29, 1978 – PLAINFIELD (New Jersey Theater Forum, 232 East Front Streets”What the Butler Saw.” opening production of a new company. … Tribute to Lester Young, ‘ with Harold Ashby, George Duvivier, Hank Jones, Jo Jones and Paul Quinichette, in a series on “African-American Classical Music: Jazz. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE JAZZ ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Feb 1978

Feb 19, 1978 – MONTCLAIR (Hillside School, 54 Orange Road)-“Sustaining the American Economy,” with Leonard Silk, columnist for The New York Times. … This Weeh should be mailed three weeks in advance of `the publication date to New Jersey Cultural Calendar, 235 Lexington Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC DANCE FOLK/JAZZ ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Jan 1979

Jan 14, 1979 – “AMERICAN SCULPTURE AND CRAFTSMAN” — Prof. RJ Clark speaks at the Princeton UniversityArt Museum. Satur day, 11 AM Free. … Roland Hanna Quartet in West Paterson Beverly Somach, violinist, in Leonia Steven De Groote, South African pianist, with the New Jersey Symphony in …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE JAZZ/ROCK ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Apr 1979

Apr 15, 1979 – WEST ORANGE (YM: YWHA of Metro politan New Jersey, 760 Northfield Avenue) “Albee Directs Albee,” including “The American Dream” and “The Zoo Story.” Today, 8 PM S7; … PASSAIC (Capitol Theater, 326 Monroe Street) –Allman BrothersBand (Friday) and Toto and Sad Caf (Saturday). …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC FOLK/JAZZ/ROCK ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

Feb 1980

Feb 24, 1980 – PISCATAWAY (Livingston College) — “African-American Classical Music: Jazz.” Part VI: Machito and his Orchestra in an AfroCaribbean concert. … TRENTON (State Museum, 205 West State Street)-“Black Culture in New Jersey,” a seminar on “Afro-American Literature,” with Amiri Barakaand …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE JAZZ/ROCK ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Mar 1980

Mar 2, 1980 – AWAY (Lieingston College) — “African-American Classical Music: Jazz.” Part VII: Rutgers-Livingston Jazz Professors, with James Moody, … This Weeh should be received three weeks in advance of the publication date by: New Jersey Cultural Calendar, 25 Ridge Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE FOLK/JAZZ/ROCK …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Jul 1980

Jul 20, 1980 – Notices for inclusion in New Jersey/ This Week should be received three weeks in advance of the publication date by: New Jersey Cultural Calen- dar, 25 Ridge Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055. There is no charge and publication cannot be guaranteed. We are unable to accept listings by …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE FOLK/JAZZ/ROCK …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

Sep 1980

Sep 14, 1980 – NEW BRUNSWICK (Rutgers University) — “Rhythms of African Art: Textiles and Musical Instruments,” featuring instruments and textile … This Weeh should be received three weeks in advance of the publication date by: New Jersey Cultural Calendar, 25 Ridge Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055. …From New Jersey/This Week; THEATER MUSIC & DANCE JAZZ/ROCK ART …Related web pagesselect.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res …

 Nov 1986

Nov 15, 1986 – Pastor Robert Schuller will interview Jacobsen, the for- mer director of the American University Hospitalin Beirut, at the 9 am and 10:45 am … Leon Sullivan of Philadelphia, a -train- ing organizer and author of ethi- cal codes for US businesses to combat South African …From Southern California FileRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/1085207902 …

 Nov 1986

Nov 15, 1986 – Pastor Robert Schuller will interview Jacobsen, the for- mer director of the American University Hospitalin Beirut, at the 9 am and 10:45 am … Leon Sullivan of Philadelphia, a -train- ing organizer and author of ethi- cal codes for US businesses to combat South African …From Southern California FileRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/1085207902 …

 Dec 1987

Dec 29, 1987 – He was born in New York and came here in 1963 from Greenwood Lake, NJ He was a retired police officer with the Passaic Police Department, … Born in Mammonth Junction, NJ, he came here in 1949 from New Jersey. After serving as business manager for Mound Park Hospital (now Bayfront …From obituaries Series: obituariesRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/sptimes/access/50176371 …

 Aug 1988

Aug 19, 1988 – 17, 1988) at Park Lake Care Center, New Port Richie. He was born in Passaic, NJ, and came here in 1984 from Tampa. He was a meat cutter with A&P. He was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Tarpon Springs. He was a member of American Legion Post 7, Clearwater. …From obituaries Series: obituariesRelated web pagespqasb.pqarchiver.com/sptimes/access/51358274 …

 Jul 1989

Jul 28, 1989 – The Epiphany Byzantine Catholic Church in Roswell, for instance, comes under the leadership of the Byzantine bishop in Passaic, NJ, … The creation of a new rite for African-Americans would allow black Americansto set up their own institutions and “be in charge of their own problems …From Black Catholic Clergy to Mull African-American RiteRelated web pagesdocs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/AT/lib00286 …

 Aug 1989

Aug 19, 1989 – George A. Stallings Jr., advocates a separate African-American rite with its own liturgy and hierarchy of priests and bishops. … Michael J. Dudick of Passaic, NJ, encourages his priests to set ethnicity aside, the Rev. Scott said. “Our bishop wants a cross-section American church,” …From Catholics in Eastern Rite Find `Unity in Diversity’Related web pagesdocs.newsbank.com/g/GooglePM/AT/lib00286 …
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