110Results for "Princeton, NJ"
Indians, Slavery and Princeton
Princeton’s history of Indian education, dating back to the 18th century, illustrates white Americans’ ambivalent views of American Indians.
Student Autograph Books and Collegiate Friendships
Antebellum autograph books reveal the intimate, cross-sectional friendships northern and southern Princeton students formed in the years before the Civil War.
Presbyterian minister Samuel Finley (1715-1766) was one of the College of New Jersey’s founding trustees and its fifth president. Upon his death in 1766, six of his slaves were sold at the President’s House on campus.
Princeton and the New Jersey Colonization Society
More than half of the officers and founding members of the New Jersey Colonization Society were Princeton affiliates.
The Civil War Comes to Princeton in 1861
Tensions between Unionist and Secessionist students reached their peak in 1861, shortly after the outbreak of the Civil War.
"What Is Behind the Hood?"
Daily Princetonian editorial condemning the lawlessness of the Ku Klux Klan.
"Scene from Real Life"
Cartoon from a student newspaper, The Nassau Rake, depicting two white men commenting on the attractiveness of black women in Princeton.
“Reporters View Meeting of Klan from Interior”
Daily Princetonian article describing two students’ visit to a Ku Klux Klan meeting near Princeton.
"Ku Klux Invades Princeton"
Daily Princeton article describing the confrontation between Princeton students and Ku Klux Klan members on Nassau Street.
"Immigration Dangers Discussed At Meeting"
Daily Princetonian article describing an Immigration Restriction League meeting.
Author Toni Morrison Delivers Keynote at Princeton Slavery Symposium
Morrison’s address explores Princeton University’s historical ties to the institution of slavery.
A Slave Auction, Slave-Owning Presidents: Princeton University Unveils a Dark Past
The project sheds light on how slavery was a part of daily life for early Princeton faculty and students.
Princeton & Slavery (and the Arts)
State of the Arts NJ, 1/8/18
Princeton University faces its legacy of slavery in a wide-ranging history project that engages the public with art, theater, and more.
Princeton Public Library to Host Author Sharon Draper on October 24th
Sharon Draper will discuss her historic novel Copper Sun.
Legacy and Mission: Theological Education and the History of Slavery
Monday, April 8 and Tuesday, April 9
Princeton Theological Seminary