Archives Day 2000

Archives and History Day
Saturday, October 14, 2000













Morning Refreshments for Exhibitors and Speakers

9:00-5:00 Lobby New Jersey Archives and History Organizations Information Display, Alice Paul Exhibit, and Fort Hancock Exhibit (On view entire month of October)
9:00-5:00 NJ History Room Exhibit on Governor Franklin Fort (1851-1854)
9:30-10:00 Archives

Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Reservation Required)

9:30-11:00 7 Intermediate/Advanced Workshop on Using the Internet for Historical Research. Thomas J. Frusciano, Rutgers University Archivist, assisted by Nicholas Saretzky, Lawrence High School.
10:00-11:00 Hall


Exhibition Tables of Archives and History Organizations
10:15-10:45 4 Videos: Reflections of Union Beach
10:45-10:50 : Iraseeke of Wickatung (early history of Monmouth County)
10:50-10:55 : Opening of the Monmouth County Archives, August 17, 1994. With Jane Clayton, Theodore J. Narozanick, Gary D. Saretzky, et al.



Welcome, Proclamation, and Awards

M. Claire French, County Clerk, Monmouth County
Jane G. Clayton Award: Wesley V. Banse
Theodore J. Narozanick, Freeholder, Monmouth County
Renee Becker Swartz, Chair, Monmouth County Library Commission
Maxine Lurie, Chair, New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance
Author Awards: Meredith Arms Bzdak & Douglas Peterson; Mark DiIonno; Michael Immerso; Troy Messenger; Penelope Scambly Schott
Gary D. Saretzky, Chair, NJ/MARAC Caucus

Caucus Award: Joint Free Public Library of Morristown & Morris Township (Korin Rosenkrans, Head, Local History Department)

11:30-12:00 Hall Keynote Address: Dr. Louise Maxwell, Associate Historian, The History Channel: “Making the Past Come Alive: Television and History”






Exhibition Tables of Archives and History Organizations

12:00-1:00 5 Box lunches available for participants (by prior arrangement)
12:00 NJ History Room Advocates for New Jersey History Meeting
12:00-1:00 6 Monmouth Librarians Association: Luncheon Meeting
12:00-12:30 4

Video: Monmouth County: Rich in History

12:30-1:30 Hall

“A Visit with Alice Paul” (Taylor Williams)






Intermediate/Advanced Workshop on Using the Internet for Genealogical Research. James Raleigh, President, League of Historical Societies of New Jersey

12:50-1:00 4

Video: Ground Breaking, Monmouth County Library, July 19, 1984.

1:00-2:00 4 The History of Jazz in Monmouth County. John Livingstone, Jr., NJ State Librarian





Symposium on “The Crossing”

Dr. Louise Maxwell, Chair

W. Clay Craighead, Historic Preservation Specialist, Washington’s Crossing State Park

Dr. Stuart Leibiger, History Department, LaSalle University

Richard Patterson, Executive Director, Old Barracks Museum

Dr. Daniel Traister, Curator, Research Services, Annenberg Library, University of Pennsylvania

Mystery Celebrity

4:30 Hall Drawing for History Game Prize Winners

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The Monmouth County Archives celebrated Archives Day on October 14, 2000.

Photographs marked the occasion.