Browse Items (473 total)

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with Leo P. Carlin and Howard J. Devaney


1957-02-12

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1957-02-12-Newark-Star-Ledger.jpg
Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 with Newark Mayor Leo P. Carlin and Howard J. Devaney in 1957.

City NAACP Installs Slate; Hazelwood Returns to Presidency; Housing Assistant Heard


1957-01-11

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1957-01-11-Newark-News.jpg
The Newark Evening News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 has been elected president of the Newark branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1957. Hazelwood previously served as president of the branch…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with Thurgood Marshall and David M. Litwin


1950-10-30

Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1950-10-30-Newark-Evening-News.jpg
Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 with Thurgood Marshall and David M. Litwin at an NAACP event in Newark. Hazelwood served as the president of the Newark branch of the NAACP. This photograph appeared alongside an article titled "NAACP Counsel…

Woman, Negro Appointed to Newark Court Posts


1970-01-15

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1970-01-15-Daily-Home-News.jpg
New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 has been elevated to chief magistrate in Newark.

Harry Hazelwood Jr. update in the alumni magazine


1945-10

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1945-10-RAM.jpg
The October 1945 issue of the Rutgers Alumni Monthly magazine provides an update about Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943, who is graduating from Cornell Law School.

Harry Hazelwood Heads Colored Unit


1947-12-31

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1947-12-31-Newark-News.jpg
The Newark Evening News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 was elected president of the Newark branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1947.

First Negro Magistrate: Hazelwood Is Named; Lohman Also Picked, Jacobs Dropped

Baglivo, Angelo
1958-10-19

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1958-10-19-Newark-News.jpg
Article in the Newark News reports that Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 was nominated by Mayor Leo P. Carlin to serve as a municipal magistrate. Hazelwood became the first African American to serve as a municipal judge in Newark. The article includes a…

Letter to Dean Fraser Metzger about progress at Cornell Law School

Hazelwood, Harry Jr.
1944-05-16

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1944-05-16-letter.jpg
Letter from Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 to Frazer Metzger, Dean of Men, written on May 16, 1944, providing an update about Hazelwood's progress at the end of his first year at Cornell Law School. Dean Metzger sent a reply to Hazelwood on May 19, 1944.

Letter to the Leopold Schepp Foundation, regarding a scholarship for Harry Hazelwood Jr.

Metzger, Fraser
1944-05-01

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1944-05-01-metzger.jpg
Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Lucia Temple, Secretary at the Leopold Schepp Foundation, regarding a scholarship for Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 to study law at Cornell. Metzger writes that Hazelwood is "of the Negro race" and discusses…

Letter to Harry Hazelwood Jr. at Cornell Law School

Metzger, Fraser
1944-05-19

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1944-05-19-metzger.jpg
Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Harry Hazelwood Jr. RD1943, written on May 19, 1944, about a year after Hazelwood graduated. This is Metzger's reply to Hazelwood's letter of May 16, 1944, in which Hazelwood provided an update about his…

Letter to Cornell Law School, regarding Harry Hazelwood Jr.

Metzger, Fraser
1943-05-21

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1943-05-21-metzger.jpg
Letter from Fraser Metzger, Dean of Men, to Cornell Law School, providing a reference for Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. Hazelwood would go on to obtain a law degree from Cornell in 1945.

Memo: Harry Hazelwood Jr.'s phone call regarding his son's incident with Campus Patrol

Pawa, Irving
1974-03-18

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-memo-1974-03-18.jpg
A memo by Irving Pawa, Acting Director of Alumni Relations, regarding his phone conversation with Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943. On March 18, 1974, Hazelwood (who was a judge in Essex County) called Pawa to discuss an incident involving his son's…

Hazelwood Credo: Devotion to Duty

Hallam, George
1969-12-12

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-bio-file-1969-12-12-newark-evening-news.jpg
Profile of Harry Hazelwood Jr. RC1943 in the Newark Evening News at the time of his appointment as acting chief magistrate of the Newark Municipal Court.

Tribute to teacher John Chandler in the Wardlaw-Hartridge School yearbook


1979

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Chandler-1937-Tempora-Et-Mores-1979-p2.jpg
Photograph and tribute to John T. Chandler RC1937 in the 1979 Tempora Et Mores yearbook of the Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, NJ. Chandler was a physical education teacher and coach at the school. Chandler passed away in October of 1978, and the…

News release from the New Jersey AAA about Arthur M. Johnson

New Jersey Automobile Club (AAA)
1962-01-31

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1962-01-31-AAA.jpg
News release stating that Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 has been appointed Membership Representative of the New Jersey Automobile Club (AAA). In addition to teaching business and economics, Johnson is also a "state-licensed casualty, fire, liability and…

Letter to Eastern Aircraft, regarding an employment reference for Arthur M. Johnson

Metzger, Fraser
1943-11-13

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1943-11-13-Metzger-letter.jpg
Letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Easter Aircraft division of General Motors in Trenton, NJ. Metzger replies to the company's inquiry seeking an employment reference for Arthur M. Johnson RC1943.

Letter to Arthur M. Johnson, with an attachment for local draft board

Metzger, Fraser
1942-07-30

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1942-07-30-Metzger-letter.jpg
Carbon copy of a letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Arthur M. Johnson RC1943, replying to Johnson's letter regarding World War II draft and deferment. Metzger also enclosed a letter to Local Board No. 5 regarding Johnson's enrollment…

Letter to Fraser Metzger, regarding World War II draft and deferment

Johnson, Arthur M.
1942-07

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1942-07-30-Johnson-to-Metzger.jpg
Two-page handwritten letter from Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, regarding World War II draft. Johnson writes that although he was drafted in July 1942, he subsequently received a deferment because of his poor vision,…

Letter to Arthur M. Johnson, awarding a scholarship for 4 years

Metzger, Fraser
1939-08-01

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1939-08-01-Metzger-letter.jpg
Carbon copy of a letter from Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, to Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 offering him a scholarship of $100 annually for 4 years. Metzger informs Johnson that Assemblyman Frank S. Farley's recommendation played a role in the…

Letter to Assemblyman Vincent S. Haneman, regarding Arthur M. Johnson

Curtin, Edgar G.
1939-08-12

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1939-08-12-Curtin-letter.jpg
Carbon copy of a letter from Edgar G. Curtin, Assistant Dean of Men at Rutgers, to Vincent S. Haneman, New Jersey Assemblyman from Atlantic County, regarding a scholarship for Arthur M. Johnson RC1943. Curtin mentions that Assemblyman Frank S. Farley…

Letter to Fraser Metzger, regarding Arthur M. Johnson

Farley, Frank S.
1940-04-10

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1940-04-10-Farley-letter.jpg
Letter from Frank S. Farley, New Jersey Assemblyman from Atlantic City, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, regarding Arthur M. Johnson RC1943.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a scholarship

Lockett, R. T.
1939-07-01

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1939-07-01-Lockett-letter.jpg
Letter from R. T. Lockett, Executive Secretary of the Arctic Avenue Branch YMCA in Atlantic City, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a state scholarship

Miller, Henry P.
1939-06-23

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1939-06-23-Miller-letter.jpg
Letter from the Atlantic City High School to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship. The letter is signed by Charles L. Werntz, Director of Guidance, and Henry P. Miller, Principal.

Letter to Fraser Metzger, recommending Arthur M. Johnson for a scholarship

Cain, C. M.
1939-06-27

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1939-06-27-Cain-letter.jpg
Letter from C. M. Cain, housing manager at Atlantic City Housing Authority, to Fraser Metzger, Rutgers Dean of Men, recommending Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 for a scholarship.

Letter to Don Jacoby regarding the death of Arthur M. Johnson

Hazelwood, Harry Jr.
1967-07-10

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1967-07-10-Hazelwood-letter.jpg
Harry Hazelwood Jr. '43 writes to Don Jacoby '43 about the death of Arthur M. Johnson '43. Hazelwood was informed of Johnson's untimely death by fellow African American alumnus Leroy Darkes '46. Hazelwood enclosed photocopies of Johnson's obituary…

Arthur M. Johnson, alumni news update card

Johnson, Arthur M.
1953 approx.

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1953-approx-alumni-news.jpg
Alumni news card filled out by Arthur M. Johnson RC1943. The card is not dated, but a note in the corner says "See you at the 10th" suggesting that it may have been written ahead of the 10-year alumni reunion.

Index card about student Arthur M. Johnson

Guttman, John S.
1940 approx.

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1940-index-card.jpg
An index card describing Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 thus: "colored boy. fairly good student has a bubbly personality but causes no disturbance." The card has been preserved in Johnson's biographical file and appears to have been penned by fellow…

John T. Chandler, World War II draft registration card

United States, Selective Service System
1940-10-16

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Chandler-1937-Draft-Card-1940.jpg
Draft registration card for John Thomas Chandler RC1937. Chandler registered for the World War II draft on October 16, 1940, when he was 25 years old and living in Fanwood, New Jersey.

Clipping from the Philadelphia Independent about Arthur M. Johnson


1944-09-03

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1944-09-03-Philadelphia-Independent.jpg
Clipping from the Philadelphia Independent (an African American newspaper) about Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 who works at the Eastern Air Craft in Trenton, NJ, and is about to enter the University of Pennsylvania to earn a master's in Economics and…

Clipping from Atlantic City Press about Arthur M. Johnson


1944-10-26

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-bio-file-1944-10-26-Atlantic-City-Press.jpg
Clipping from the Atlantic City Press about 23-year-old Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 and his address to the County Employees Association on the topic of "the different phases of various systems of government including Communism, Nazism, Fascism and…

Ex-Resorter Appointed to College Unit


1959-09-12

Johnson-1943-bio-file-1959-09-12-Atlantic-City-Press-photo.jpg
Clipping from the Atlantic City Press announcing that Arthur M. Johnson RC1943 has been appointed field representative for the Citizens Committee for College Opportunities. The article features a photograph of Johnson.

Arthur M. Johnson, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Johnson-1943-Scarlet-Letter-1943-p-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Arthur M. Johnson with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Harry Hazelwood Jr., senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hazelwood-1943-Scarlet-Letter-1943-p-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Harry Hazelwood Jr. with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Walter G. Alexander II, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1943

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Alexander-1943-Scarlet-Letter-1943-p-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Walter G. Alexander II with a biographical note, printed in the 1943 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Simeon F. Moss, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1941

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Moss-1941-Scarlet-Letter-1941-p57-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Simeon F. Moss with a biographical note, printed in the 1941 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Ernest S. Baxter Jr., senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1940

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Baxter-1940-Scarlet-Letter-1940-p-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Ernest S. Baxter Jr. with a biographical note, printed in the 1940 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

James Clinton Hoggard, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1939

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Hoggard-1939-Scarlet-Letter-1939-p34-photo.jpg
Senior photo of James Clinton Hoggard with a biographical note, printed in the 1939 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Leon H. McCarroll, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1938

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/McCarroll-1938-Scarlet-Letter-1938-p67-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Leon H. McCarroll with a biographical note, printed in the 1938 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Malcolm Baxter, senior photo from the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1938

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Baxter-1938-Scarlet-Letter-1938-p23-photo.jpg
Senior photo of Malcolm Baxter with a biographical note, printed in the 1938 Scarlet Letter yearbook.

John T. Chandler with the 150-pound football team in the Scarlet Letter yearbook


1934

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Chandler-1937-Scarlet-Letter-1934-p140.jpg
Photograph of John T. Chandler RC1937 with the 150-pound football team, printed in the 1934 Scarlet Letter yearbook, page 140. Chandler is standing in the back row, fifth from the left. The names of the team members and a description of the team's…

School of Education Commencement Program

Rutgers University
1933-06-08

1933 Rutgers University School of Education Commencement Program.pdf
School of Education Commencement Program for June 8, 1933. The last page of the program indicates that the degree of Doctor of Education was conferred on Egerton Elliot Hall. Hall was the sole recipient of this degree in 1933. He is the first known…

Photograph of Paul Robeson with fellow Cap and Skull inductees


1920

Robeson-1919-Scarlet-Letter-1920-cap-skull.jpg
Photograph of Paul Robeson RC1919 with fellow Cap and Skull inductees printed in the Scarlet Letter yearbook.

Photograph of John T. Chandler in Rutgers football uniform


1936 approx.; reproduced after 1978

http://scarletandblackproject.com/fileupload/Chandler-1937-bio-file-photo-football.jpg
Photograph of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) practicing football during his time at Rutgers, where Chandler was a star athlete on the 150-pound football (or "lightweight football") team. The photograph was reprinted in a magazine after his…

Letter to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, regarding Paul Robeson

Carr, James Dickson
1919-06-06

Carr-1892-Demarest-b43-f6-Carr-to-Demarest-1.jpg
Letter from James Dickson Carr (RC 1892) to Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest, written on June 6, 1919, regarding the discriminatory exclusion of Paul Robeson (RC 1919) from a football game against Washington and Lee University. See also the…

Letter in reply to James Dickson Carr, regarding Paul Robeson

Demarest, William Henry Steele
1919-06-16

Carr-1892-Demarest-b43-f6-Demarest-to-Carr.jpg
Letter from Rutgers President William H. S. Demarest to James Dickson Carr (RC 1892), written on June 16, 1919. Demarest responds to Carr's letter of June 6, 1919, regarding the discriminatory exclusion of Paul Robeson (RC 1919) from a football game…

Ivy Oration

Carr, James Dickson
1892-06-22

Carr-1892-p253-Targum-1892-06-22.jpg
Text of the "Ivy Oration" that James Dickson Carr delivered at the 1892 commencement exercises, as printed in the Rutgers student newspaper Targum on June 22, 1892.

Two Seeking Council Seats at Plainfield; Minister, Funeral Director Enter Primaries for Positions on Slate of Republicans Seeking Office


1935-09-07

1935 Two Seeking Council Seats at Plainfield - Minister, Funeral Director Enter Primaries for Positions on Slate of Republicans Seeking Office (New York Amsterdam News)-headline.png
Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall (Ed.D. 1933) and Joseph B. Judkins are seeking council seats at Plainfield, NJ. The candidates are sponsored by the Plainfield League of Colored Voters. The article…

Organize Group to Combat Bias; Relief Discrimination in Union County Hit


1935-08-03

1935 ORGANIZE GROUP TO COMBAT BIAS.png
Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall (Ed.D. 1933) presided over a meeting to organize the new Negro Welfare Council. The meeting took place in Elizabeth, NJ. Hall was a pastor in Plainfield, NJ.

Keeps Preparing [graduation announcement for Egerton E. Hall]


1933-06-14

1933 Keeps Preparing-photo.jpg
Article in the New York Amsterdam News reporting that the Rev. Egerton E. Hall of Plainfield, NJ, has earned the degree of Doctor of Education at Rutgers University. A photograph of Hall is included with the announcement.

Photograph of Vermont Edward Allen


1924

Allen-1924-Allen-Papers-box1-folder7-photo.jpg
Senior photograph of Vermont Edward Allen (RC 1924)