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New Jersey Historical Commission
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P.O. Box 305
Trenton, NJ 08625

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Progressivism in New Jersey

Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides
"Businessmen and Bosses, Nativism and Reform"
(Machine Politics, Thieves and Frauds, Home of Trusts, Reform)
pp. 54-72. In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997
"Thomas Woodrow Wilson"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Arthur S. Link. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 177-182
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 9, The Progressive Banner
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
Documents
Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Raking New Jersey Muck, by Lincoln Steffens (1906), pp. 175-178
Governor Wilson's Inaugural Address (1911), pp. 187-190
New Jersey Legacy Teachers Guide
Program 9, The Progressive Banner
David Steven Cohen. Trenton: NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2004
Excerpts from Governor Woodrow Wilson Inaugural Address (1911), pp. 121-123
Audio and Video
The Progressive Banner
Program 9 in the New Jersey Legacy television series.
A co-production of NJN Public Television and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2003
The Life and Times of Frank Hague
A one-hour radio documentary about the mayor of Jersey City from 1917-1947, an Irish political boss who was the most powerful person in New Jersey politics during the first half of the twentieth century.
A co-production of NJN Radio and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 2001 (Listen online)
http://www.talkinghistory.org/cohen.html
Video Excerpt on the "Muckrakers"
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Video Excerpt on "Woodrow Wilson"
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Online Lectures
John Milton Cooper, "Woodrow Wilson: New Jersey's Most Famous Governor"
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David Steven Cohen, "Muckraking in the Garden: Lincoln Steffans and New Jersey"
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Martin Paulsson, "Social Anxieties of Progressive Reform"
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Barbara Petrick, "New Jersey Settlement Houses and Municipal Reform"
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Internet Sites
New Jersey History Partnership Project
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