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


1979

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Senior photograph of Vermont Edward Allen (RC 1924)

Obituary of John Chandler of Fanwood, phys ed teacher in Edison


1978-10-12

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Obituary of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) printed in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Goal blocked for gifted athlete

Fleming, Jimmie
1978-10-29

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Profile of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) printed in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News after Chandler's death in 1978. The article discusses Chandler's success as an athlete at Rutgers, especially in lightweight football, and the…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr. several years after Rutgers graduation

Teele, Trevor
1945 approx.

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Professional headshot of Harry Hazelwood Jr. (RC 1943). A stamp on the back of the photograph indicates that it was taken by Trevor Teele at 306 N. Aurora St., Ithaca, New York. Hazelwood likely sat for this photo while he was attending Cornell Law…

Photograph of Simeon F. Moss receiving a Recognition Award from the Essex County Council of Administrators

Moffat, Ronald F.
1975-12-07

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Photograph of Simeon F. Moss (RC 1941) printed in the Newark Star-Ledger. Moss was the Superintendent of Essex County Schools and received a Recognition Award from the Essex County Council of Administrators at his retirement dinner in 1975.

Obituary of Ernest S. Baxter Jr.


1961-10-10

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Obituary of Sgt. Ernest S. Baxter Jr. (RC 1940). Baxter was an Army career man and died in a tragic drowning accident at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, where he was stationed. He was 44 years old at the time of his death on October 7, 1961.

Former Rutgers Student's Film Will Be Exhibited Here Sunday


1938-12-16

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Article about Edward H. Lawson Jr. (RC 1933) in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a showing of Lawson's new film "Let My People Live."

Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly


1947-05

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Photograph of Edward H. Lawson Jr. (RC 1933) printed in the Rutgers Alumni Monthly issue of May 1947. The caption under the photo reads: "EDWARD H. LAWSON '33, assistant director of the Human Rights Division of the United Nations." This clipping was…

New Ambassador: Ex-N.J. Negro Chosen for Guinea


1959-05-29

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Article about John Howard Morrow RC1931 regarding his appointment as the first US ambassador to the new Republic of Guinea. This newspaper clipping from the Newark Evening News has been preserved in Morrow's alumni biographical file.

Morrow Writes of African Stay


1968-03-15

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Article announcing the publication of a book by John Howard Morrow (RC 1931), titled First American Ambassador to Guinea. This newspaper clipping from the Hackensack newspaper Record has been preserved in Morrow's alumni biographical file.

'Mightiest Weapon Is Educated Mind'


1964-11-25

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Profile of John Howard Morrow (RC 1931), including a photograph of Morrow with pieces of art collected in Africa during his time as the US ambassador to Guinea. After his diplomatic service, Morrow became the chair of the Foreign Language Department…

Photograph of Harry Hazelwood Jr.


1943

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Senior photo of Harry Hazelwood Jr. (RC 1943).

Photograph of Walter G. Alexander II


1943

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Senior photo of Walter G. Alexander II (ENG 1943).

Photograph of Arthur M. Johnson


1943

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Senior photo of Arthur M. Johnson (RC 1943).