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Princeton in the Newspapers
News about the College of New Jersey and its students—including their connections to the South—spread across the country through multiple forms of print media.
Princeton Academies and Slavery
Local academies in Princeton helped maintain the relationship between the College of New Jersey and the South.
The KKK and Princeton's 1955 Emmett Till Petition
When three Princeton students organized a petition protesting the acquittal of Emmett Till’s murderers in 1955, classmates dressed in KKK robes threatened their lives. Though the campus newspaper and Princeton administration characterized the incident as a “prank,” the event revealed deep divisions on campus over issues of racial justice.
Strategies for Escape: A Study of Fugitive Slave Ads (1770-1819)
Runaway slaves from the Princeton area used sophisticated knowledge of the late-18th and early-19th century’s changing legal and political landscape when they planned their escapes, forcing slave-owners to acknowledge their resourcefulness and determination to liberate themselves.
Princeton and the Ku Klux Klan
During the early 1920s, Princeton students came into contact with local members of the Ku Klux Klan. Their interactions with the Klan reveal both curiosity about the organization and anxiety about the following it could develop on university campuses.
An advertisement for the Warren Academy published in the Columbian Mirror.
A newspaper notice announcing the establishment of the College of New Jersey in 1746.
An advertisement for Somerville Academy in the New York Evening Post.
Edgehill School Mentions in National Newspapers
A Google Fusion Tables-generated map of the locations in which Edgehill advertisements were found.
Distribution of Princeton Academies Mentions in National Newspapers
A map generated using Google Fusion Tables that shows the distribution of the data gathered for the exhibit on Princeton in the Newspapers.