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The New Jersey Historical Society Subject Index

The New Jersey Historical Society Library Collection of Vertical Files also includes Family Vertical Files, Biography Vertical Files, and Newark Vertical Files.






























Ice Harvesting

Image (Perceptions of New Jersey)

Imco Container Corp. Belvedere

Imlay Mansion

See: Allentown

Imlaystown (Monmouth County)

Immaculate Conception Junior College

See: Felician College

Immaculate Conception Seminary, Darlington

Immigration & Naturalization

See also: African American Immigration to New Jersey; Ellis Island; Ethnic Groups


Independence (Warren County)

Indian Lore

Indians (Indian Sub-Continent, Asia) in NJ

Indians (Native Americans)

See: Native Americans, Indian Lore, Lenape Indians

Industrial Parks

See also: Lincoln Industrial Park

Industries (Cunningham articles)

Industries 1969 (Newspaper series)


See: Business; Chemical Industry; Belleville, NJ; Economic Conditions; Employment; Industrial Parks; Industrial Relations; Iron Industry

See also: [Individual Company Names]


          See also: Bees & Beekeeping; Butterflies; Mosquitos


          See also: Prudential Insurance Co.

Intellectual Freedom

Interchemical Corporation, Clifton

International Association of Jazz Educators

See: Jazz

International Business Machines

International Relations

Inventors & Inventions

          See also: Patents; U.S. Patent Office

Iraq War, 2003-

Irish in NJ

Iron Industry

See also: Allaire Village (Howell Iron Works); Hay Foundry & Iron Works; Historical Speedwell; Mines & Mining; New Jersey Zinc & Iron Company


          See also: Farming; Water

Irvington (Essex County)

Irvington Hospitals

Iselin (Middelsex County)


See: Muslims

Island Beach

Island Heights (Ocean County)


          See also: Ellis Island; Jersey, Isle of

Israel Crane House, Montclair

See also: Montclair Historical Society

Italians in NJ

ITT Avionics, Nutley


J.B. Cryer & Co., Newark (Engineers)

Jackson Township (Ocean County)

Jackson Whites, a.k.a. Ramapo Mountain People

See also: Cohen, David Steven The Ramapo Mountain People. New Brunswick, NJ. Rutgers University Press, 1974. (974.9/ C66 Reading Room)


James H. Birch, Burlington (Jinrickshas)

Jamesburg (Middlesex County)


          See also: Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies

Jefferson Township (Morris County)

Jersey (Isle of)

Jersey (Prison Ship)

Jersey Central

See: Central Railroad of New Jersey

Jersey Central Power & Light

Jersey City

Jersey City Museum

Jersey City (Paulus Hook)

Jersey City Waterfront

Jersey Devil

"Jersey Homesteads"

See: Roosevelt

"Jersey Lightning"

See: Apple Jack


Jetport Controversy


Jewish Cemeteries

"Jewish Colony"

See: Woodbine

Jewish Farm Communities

See also: Alliance; Farmingale; Roosevelt; Woodbine

Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey (New Brunswick, N.J.)

Jobstown (Burlington County)

"John Bull" Locomotive

See: Camden & Amboy Railroad

Johns-Manville Corporation

Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick (Pharmaceuticals & Medical Supplies)

Johnsonburg (Warren County)

Joseph Dixon Crucible Company (Pencils)

Joseph Hensler Brewing Company

Judaism & Jews in NJ

See also: Jewish Cemetaries; Jewish Farm Communities


          See also: Criminal Justice


Kalmucks in NJ

Kean College

Keansburg (Monmouth County)

Kearney Solders Home

Kearny (Hudson County)

Kenilworth (Union County)

Kevil (Morris County)

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange

Keswick Grove (Ocean County)

Key-East Beach

See: Avon-by-the-Sea

Keyport (Monmouth County)

"King" Crane House, Montclair

See: Israel Crane House

King’s Road, the (South Jersey)

          See: Roads

Kingston (Middlesex County)

Kingwood (Hunterdon County)

Kinnelon (Morris County)

Kirchoff Patent Co.

Kit Houses

Knight Electric Co. (Electrical Contracting)

Knights of Columbus

Knobbed Whelk (NJ State Shell)

          See: Sea Shells

          See: State Symbols — NJ

Knowlton Township (Warren County)

Krueger Brewing Company, Newark (Brewery)

Kosciuszko Foundation

Ku Klux Klan



See also: American Labor Museum; Business; Day Laborers; Labor Day; V/F Bio Matthew Macquire; Migrant Labor; New Jersey Department of Labor and Industry

Labor Day

See also: V/F Bio Matthew Macquire

Lackawanna Railroad

See also: Erie Lackawanna Railroad


Lafayette (Sussex County)

Laird & Company, Scobeyville (Apple Jack)

Lake Hopatcong

See also: Betrand Island Picnic Park; Nolan's Point Amusement Park

Lake Mohawk (Sussex County)

Lakehurst (Ocean County)

Lakewood (Ocean County)

Lakes and Ponds

Lambertville (Hunterdon County)

Lamington (Somerset County)


Land Titles


Lanoka Harbor (Ocean County)

Laurel Springs (Camden County)

Laurelton (Ocean County)

Lavalette (Ocean County)

Lawn Bowling

See: Bowling

Lawnside (Camden County)

See also: African American Communities; Underground Railroad

Lawrence Township

Lawrenceville (Mercer County)


          See also: Criminal Justice


          See also: Criminal Justice

Layton (Sussex County)



League of Historical Societies of New Jersey

          See also: Historical Societies

League of Women Voters in New Jersey

See also: MG 573 Mary Philbrook Papers


See also: Max Hertz Leather

Lebanon Township (Hunterdon County)

Ledgewood (Morris County)

Leeds Point (Atlantic County)

Leedsville (Monmouth County)

See also: Lincroft

Leeks Landing

See: Lower Bank


Lenape Indians

Lenni-Lenape Indians

See: Lenape Indians

Lenox China

Leonia (Bergen County)

Levittown (Burlington County)

Libert Corner (Somerset County)

Liberty Science Center, Jersey City

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

Liberty Township (Warren County)

Libertyville (Sussex County)


Life Saving


Light Rail


See also: Absecon Lighthouse (Atlantic City, Atlantic County); Ambrose Lightship/Ambrose Lightstation/Ambrose Light-Tower (7.4 miles east of Sandy Hook); Barnegat Lighthouse (Barnegat Light, Ocean County); Cape May Lighthouse (Cape May Point, Cape May County); East Point Lighthouse (Heislerville, Cumberland County); Finns Point Lighthouse (Pennsville, Salem County); Hereford Inlet Lighthouse (North Wildwood, Cape May County); Navesink Twin Lights Lighthouse (Atlantic Highlands, Monmouth County); New Jersey Lighthouse Society; Sandy Hook Lighthouse (Sandy Hook, Monmouth County); Sea Girt Lighthouse (Sea Girt, Monmouth County)


Lignum Vitae (Gavels & Police Clubs)

Lincoln Industrial Park

Lincoln Park (Morris County)

Lincroft (Morris County)

Linden (Union County)

Lindenwold Hi-Speed Transit Line

Linwood (Atlantic County)


See: Thomas J. Lipton, Inc. (Tea)


          See: Writing/Literature

See also: Authors; Poetry; Poets

Lithuanians in NJ

Little Egg Harbor Township (Ocean County)

Little Falls (Passaic County)

Little Ferry (Bergen County)

Little Ferry Free Colored Cemetery

See: Gethsemane Cemetery, Little Ferry

Little House, the (Crane-Phillips House)

See: Cranford Historical Society

Little Silver (Monmouth County)


See: Petersburg

Livingston (Essex County)

Livingston College

Livingston Historical Society

Livingston Hospitals

Llewellyn Park (Essex County)


Local History and Local Histories

Loch Arbour (Monmouth County)

Locktown (Hunterdon County)

Locomotives & Railcars

See also: White, John H., Jr. The John Bull: 150 Years a Locomotive., Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981 (625.261 / W 584 Reading Room)

Locust (Monmouth County)

Lodi (Bergen County)

Log Houses & Log Cabins

Long Branch (Monmouth County)

See also: Eminent Domain

Long Hill Township (Morris County)

Long Valley (Morris County)

Longport (Atlantic County)


Loveladies (Ocean County)

Lower Alloways Creek Township (Salem County)

Lower Bank (Burlington County)

Lower Penns Neck Township (Salem County)

Lower Township (Cape May County)


Lucchese Crime Family

See also: Organized Crime

Lucent Technology

Lucy the Elephant, Margate City

Lumber Industry

Lumberton Township (Burlington County)

Lustron Homes

Lutheran Church, the

Lutheran Memorial Hospital

See: Clara Maass Medical Center

Lyndhurst (Bergen County)

Lyons Farms (Union County)

Lyons Farms Baptist Church Cemetery



McAfee (Sussex County)

McCarter Theater (Princeton)

McCabe Boiler Corp., Newark

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, Morristown

McGraw-Edison Co., West Orange

McGraw-Hill Publoishing Co., East Windsor

Mack Trucks

Madison (Morris County)

Madison Historical Society

Madison Township (Middlesex County)


Mahlon Pitney (SS)

Mahwah Historical Society

Maiden Township

Majestic Industries, Inc. Terboro (File Folders & Binders)


          See: Shopping Centers and Malls

Manahawkin (Ocean County)

See also: Old Manahawkin Baptist Church Graveyard

Manalapan (Monmouth County)

Manasquan (Monmouth County)

Manasquan River

          See also: Rivers

Manchester Township (Ocean County)

Mannington Township (Salem County)

Mantoloking (Ocean County)

Mantua (Gloucester County)


          See also: Abolition and Abolitionists; African Americans; Slavery; Underground Railroad

Manville (Somerset County)

Maplewood (Essex County)  


          See also: General Drafting Co., Geography, Hammond, Inc.

Margate (Atlantic County)

Marine Animals

          See also: Aquariums; See also: Fishing; Sharks; Whales & Whaling

Marine Mammal Stranding Center

          See: Marine Animals


See: Absecon Lighthouse; Alpine Geophysical Associates, Inc. (Oceanographers); Ambrose Lightship/Ambrose Lightstation /Ambrose Light-Tower; Aquariums; Atlantus (S.S. - Concrete Ship); Barnegat Lighthouse; Battleship New Jersey; Battleships; Boats and Boating; Canal Society of New Jersey; Canals; Cape May Lighthouse; Carolina (S.S.); Coast; Coast Guard; Delaware River; Delaware Water Gap; East Point Lighthouse; Electric Boat Company; Ferries; Finns Point Lighthouse; Fish Hatcheries; Fishing; Great Egg Harbor River; Hackensack River; Hereford Inlet Lighthouse; Hudson River; Lighthouses; Mahlon Pitney (S.S.); Manasquan River; Marine Animals; Maurice River; Morro Castle (S.S.); Mullica River; Navesink River; Navigation; Navesink Twin Lights Lighthouse; New Jersey Lighthouse Society; Passaic Boat Club; Passaic River; Pompton River; Princeton (U.S. Battleship); Rahway River; Ramapo River; Raritan River; Rivers; Rockaway River; Sandy Hook Lighthouse; Sea Girt Lighthouse; Sharks; Sindia; Water; Whales and Whaling; Yachts

Markers (Historic)

See: Historic Markers


Marksboro (Warren County)

Marlboro (Monmouth County)

Marmora (Cape May County)

Martinsville (Somerset County)

Mary Fisher Home

          See: Senior Citizens


          See: Freemasonry

Matawan (Monmouth County)

Matawan Township

See: Aberdeen

Maurice River

          See also: Rivers

Maurice River Light

          See: East Point Lighthouse

Mauricetown (Cumberland County)

Max Hertz Leather Company, Newark

Mayflower Descendants

See: Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New Jersey

Mays Landing (Atlantic County)

Maywood (Bergen County)


Meadowlands Sports Complex


Meadows (articles by Cunningham)

Mechanic Liens

See: Building Contracts & Mechanic Liens

Medal of Honor Winners

Medford Historical Society


See: Newspapers; Radio; Television

Medical Societies


See: Health and Medicine; Medical Societies; Mental Health

Medicine During the American Revolution

Mendham (Morris County)

Menlo Park (Middlesex County)

Mennen Company, Morristown (Personal Care Products)

Mental Health

See also: Fair Oaks Hospital; Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital; Marlboro State Psychiatric Hospital


Merabash Museum, Little Egypt (African American History)

Mercer County

Merck & Co., Rahway (Pharmaceuticals)

Meriden (Morris County)

Methodist Church

See also: Island Heights

Metuchen (Middlesex County)

Mexicans in New Jersey

Miami Beach (Cape May County)

Mickelton (Gloucester County)

Microfilming Corp. of America, Hawthorne

Middle Valley (Hunterdon County)

Middlebush (Somerset County)

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts (Cape May)

Middlesex County

Middlesex County College

Middletown Township (Monmouth County)

Midland Park (Bergen County)

Migrant Labor

          See also: Agriculture; Labor

Milford (Burlington County)


See Also: African Americans in the Military; American Revolution; Armed Services; Battle of Monmouth; Battle of Princeton; Battleship New Jersey; Battleships; Camp Merritt; Children of the American Revolution; Civil War; Coast Guard; Daughters of the American Revolution; Essex Troop; French Army March across New Jersey during the American Revolution; Gulf War; Kearny Soldiers Home; Medal of Honor Winners; Militia; National Defense; National Guard; Navy; New Jersey Blues; New Jersey Civil War Commission; Persian Gulf War; Picatinny Arsnal; Raritan Arsenal; Sons of the American Revolution; Spanish American War; Veterans; Vietnam War; Walson Army Hospital; War of 1812; World War I; World War II

Military Bases

Military in Somalia


Millbrook (Warren County)

Millburn Township (Essex County)


Millington (Morris County)


          See also: Pleasant Mills; Sawmills

Millstone (Somerset County)

Milltown (Middlesex County)

Millville (Cumberland County)

See also: Wheaton Village

Milton (Morris County)

Mine Hill (Morris County)


          See: Mines, Mining and Mineral Resources

Mines, Mining and Mineral Resources

Minisink (Monmouth County--Jefferson Township)

Minisink Trail

Mink Farming

Miss America Pageant

Mita Copystar America, Hasbrouk Heights (Photocopiers)

Model Railroads


          See: Coins and Currency

Money Island (Ocean County)

Monmouth, Battle of

See: Battle of Monmouth

Monmouth Beach (Monmouth County)

Monmouth College

See: Monmouth University

Monmouth County

See also: Navesink Twin Lights Lighthouse; Sandy Hook Lighthouse; Sea Girt Lighthouse

Monmouth County Historical Association

Monmouth County Library

Monmouth Museum

Monmouth University


          See also: Railroads

Monroe (Sussex County)

Monroe Calculating Machine Company, Orange

Monroe Township (Middlesex County)


Montague (Sussex County)

Montclair (Essex County)

See also: Israel Crane House; Presby Memorial Iris Gardens; Radon in Montclair

Montclair Academy

Montclair Art Museum

Montclair Community Hospital

Montclair Historical Society

Montclair History

Montclair State College

Montgomery Township (Somerset County)

Montvale (Bergen County)

Montville (Morris County)


See: Historic Markers & Monuments

Moonachie (Bergen County)

Moorestown (Burlington County)


See also: Hope; Oldman's Creek

Morgan (Middlesex County)


See: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Morris & Essex Railroad

Morris Area Genealogy Society

Morris Canal (Morris & Essex Canal)

          See also: Canals

Morris County

Morris County Cemetaries

Morris County Central Railroad

Morris County Historical Society

See also: Acorn Hall

Morris Junior Museum, Morristown

Morris Museum, Morristown

Morris Plains (Morris County)

Morris Township (Morris County)

Morristown (Morris County)

See also: Acorn Hall; All Souls Hospital; Historic Speedwell; Morris Junior Museum; Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

Morristown and Erie Railway

Morristown Memorial Hospital

Morristown National Historic Park

Morrisville (Camden County)

Morro Castle (SS)

Morven, Princeton


Motion Pictures

          See: Films

Motion Picture Theaters

See: Drive-In Movie Theaters; Films; Movie & Vaudeville Theaters

Mount Arlington (Morris County)

Mount Bethel

Mount Fern (Morris County)

Mount Freedom (Morris County)

Mount Holly (Burlington County)

Mount Horeb (Somerset County)

Mount Laurel (Burlington County)

Mount Olive Township (Morris County)

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark

See: Cemeteries – Essex County (information about Mount Pleasant and contact details for record information – no actual records)

See also: Ramapo Mountains

Mount Salem (Sussex County)

Mount Tabor (Morris County)

Mountain Lakes (Morris County)

See also: NJ Pamphlet file, Mountain Lakes, NJ: THe Hapgood Houses of Mountain Lake


See also: Ramapo Mountains

Mountainside (Union County)

Mountainside Hospital

Mountainville (Hunterdon County)

Movie & Vaudeville Theates

See also: Drive-in Movie Theaters; Films


          See: Films

Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield

Mullica River

          See also: Rivers

Mullica Township

Mundet Cork Co., Hillside

Municipal Mergers


See: Amatol; Picatinny Arsenal; Raritan Arsenal


          See also: Criminal Justice

Murphy Varnish Co., Newark

Musconetong Valley

Museum of American Glass, Wheaton Village, Millville

See: Wheaton Village

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, Madison


See also: American Labor Museum; Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum; Bergenfield Museum; Canal Society of New Jersey (The Canal Museum); Clinton Historical Museum; Cold Spring Village; Golf House Museum & Library; Hopewell Museum; Holland Township (Volendam Windmill Museum); Howell Living History Farm; Jersey City Museum; Liberty Science Center; Macculloch Hall Historical Museum; Merabash Museum (African American History); Montclair Art Museum; Morris Junior Museum; Morris Museum; Museum of Early Trades & Crafts; New Jersey Fire Museum; New Jersey State Museum; Paterson Museum; Railroad Museums; Wheaton Village (Museum of American Glass); Whippany Railway Museum



See also: Chamber Music; Composers; Folk Music; Jazz; New Jersey Music Educators Association; New Jersey State Opera; New Jersey Symphony; Opera; Opera Festival of New Jersey; Orchestras; Organs & Organists; Violins & Fiddles; Westminster Choir College


Muslonetcong Valley


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