Monmouth County Archives Week – October 12, 2019, and more all month long

Archives & History Day is an annual gathering for archivists, local historians, and others interested in New Jersey History.

Archives and History Day: October 12, 2018
Other Events: October 15-16, 2019; October 1, 2019 – Summer 2020

Monmouth County Archives
125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726
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Archives & History Day, a New Jersey history expo with more than 60 organizations participating, features exhibitor tables, keynote, award presentations, History Game with prizes, and an Archives tour. Other days include three seminars, as well as an exhibit on 400 Years of Monmouth County Women, which opens October 1, 2019, through Summer 2020.

Exhibit: “New Jersey in Focus: Women in Monmouth County” on view beginning October 1, 2019

Archives and History Day, October 12, 2019, 8:45am-3:00pm

  • 8:45-9:45 Morning Refreshments
  • 9:00-5:00 Exhibit, Library Gallery and Lobby: New Jersey in Focus: Women in Monmouth County
  • 9:00-5:00 New Jersey History Room: Local and State History Reference Books
  • 9:00-3:00 Exhibit Tables: Archives and History Organizations
  • 9:55-10:10 Greetings
  • 11:00-Noon Plenary Session and Awards Presentations
  • 12:00 Lunch: Delivered to participants (pre-ordered)
  • 12:10-12:55 History Forum: Discussion of exhibit, Women in Monmouth County
  • 1:00-2:00 Featured Speaker: Michele LaRue, Someone Must Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire. A Public Scholars Project program of the New Jersey Council for the
  • 2:00-2:15 New Jersey History Game Prize Drawings
  • 2:15-2:45 Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Registration Required)
  • 3:00 Exhibit tables close

Other events: October 15-16, 2019

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2:00pm: Movie (To be announced)
  • Wednesday, October 16, 9:00-10:30am: Lecture: Dr. Walter D. Greason, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Counseling and
    Leadership, Monmouth University. “From the Pines to the Waves: Wealth, Leadership, and Historic Preservation”
  • Wednesday, October 16, 10:45-11:45am: Lecture: Melissa Ziobro, Specialist Professor of Public History, Monmouth University. “American Women and
    Royal Marriages: New Jersey’s Real-Life ‘Lady Coras'”
  • Wednesday, October 16, 1:00-2:30pm: Lecture: Carol Simon Levin, Actor and Storyteller. “Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Role in the Fight for
    Woman Suffrage”