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New Jersey Public Records and Archives

The New Jersey Public Records and Archive, housed with the state's Division of Archives & Records Management, contains thousands of documents related to the state's history and development dating back to the colonial period. Visitors interested in using their facilities will want to peruse the various sections on the homepage that offer information about their services and hours of operations....
Working in Paterson: Occupational Heritage in an Urban Setting

Founded in 1791, Paterson, New Jersey, "the cradle of the Industrial Revolution in America," was the first planned industrial center in the US. In 1994, the Library of Congress American Folklife Center conducted an occupational culture study resulting in a collection of many hours of recorded interviews of Paterson residents and thousands of photos, documents, and other materials. There are over...