This site is an educational service and genealogy source for students, teachers, agencies and individuals interested in local African American history. It provides information, images and documents on African American communities and families, both free and enslaved, in Monmouth County, New Jersey before the Civil War. This site also features an overview of the African American experience in the Ante-bellum United States.
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This site was prepared as a class project by the students of Monmouth University's HS 103 U.S. History Before 1877 in the Fall of 1998 including:Lucas Alden, Michael Bataglio, Vonetta Brown, Julie Broyles, Jennifer Cathcart, Dina Ciambruschini, Tara Domanich, Wayne Elliott, Shannon Firstbrook, Dennis Guerrero, Amy Gurchensky, Todd Hersh, Christie Karczewski, Liam Klein, Christopher Knight, Melissa LaPlaga, Douglas Lassik, Kristen McGauran, Sean McHugh, Debra Munn, Christopher Nelson, Carla Parise, Stanislaus Pasukinis, Jill Principe, Ryan Smith, and Scott Wieczorek under the supervision of Dr. Jacqueline McGlade.
This site was futher developed by Joe Conklin, Wayne Elliott, Kris Myers, and Lucky Abu in HS 398/ LS 598 Using Computers In History in the Fall of 1999.
We would like to thank the librarians
of the Guggenheim Library at Monmouth University, the staff of the Monmouth County Historical Society and Dr. Hugh A. MacKenzie, Pastor of the Old
Tennent Church in Freehold, NJ for helping with our research and providing
materials for this web site.
WE HOPE YOU ENJOY OUR SITE!
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Last Updated December 1999