MONMOUTH COUNTY LIBRARY HEADQUARTERS
125 SYMMES DRIVE
MANALAPAN, NEW JERSEY

ARCHIVES AND HISTORY DAY
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2012

 

Time

 

Room 

 

Event

 

8:45-10:00

 

5

 

Morning Refreshments

 

9:00-5:00

Library Gallery

 

Exhibit: Archives 25th Birthday Exhibit: Windows to the Past: Forty Documents from the Collection

 

9:00-5:00

NJ History Room

New Jersey History Room: Local and State History Reference Books

9:10-9:55

Hall

Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations

10:00

Hall

Color Guard & Pledge of Allegiance
Greetings from Renee B. Swartz, Chair, Monmouth County Library Commission

10:05-11:30

Hall

 

Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations

10:15-11:00

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Videos: Old News: Selections from the Monmouth County Archives TV 34 News Video Collection

 

11:30 – Noon

Hall

Plenary Session

M. Claire French, County Clerk,  Monmouth County
Jane G. Clayton Award: Theodore "Ted" Bell
Greetings from Freeholders, Monmouth County
Gary D. Saretzky, Monmouth County Archivist
Ronald Becker, Head, Rutgers University Special Collections

Roger McDonough Award: Joseph DaRold, Director, Plainfield Public Library

 

12:00-1:00

 

 

 

Exhibition Tables: Archives and History Organizations

 

12:00

12:10-12:55

 

 

7

 

Box lunches delivered to participants (by prior arrangement)

Monmouth County History Forum, conducted by Monmouth County Historian Randall Gabrielan with featured speaker Michael Adelberg. Discussion of Monmouth County history with an emphasis on the Revolutionary War.

1:00-1:45

Hall

Featured Speaker: Michael Adelberg. Tumbling in a Mass of Flaming Ruins”: The Razing of Tinton Falls, June 10, 1779

 

1:45 – 2:30

 

Hall

 

Exhibit tables open

 

2:00 – 3:15

 

7

 

SeminarNational History Day. Presenter: Margaret Renn. National History Day is a well-established and popular program designed to encourage young people to learn more about history. Margaret Renn will explain how NHD works, including the judging process for National History Day contests.

 

2:00-2:30

 

Archives


Tour of the Monmouth County Archives (Reservation Required)
     

2:30

Hall

Exhibit tables close

     

2:45

Hall

Drawing for New Jersey History Game Prize Winners

 

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