Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

Application for Defense Council positions
Anyone wishing to serve on a Civil Defense Committee first had to undergo a thorough screening and an interview. Print out the following form and review the instructions below.
(Courtesy of Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives)
New Brunswick/Highland Park's application form
(Courtesy of Rutgers University Special Collections and University Archives)
Role Play Exercise
Assign three students the role of being War Department representatives in charge of forming a Civil Defense Committee for your town in 1942. Have each student-applicant fill out the form separately. Then the Defense Committee will conduct brief interviews with each person and render a decision as to which 4 members of the class will serve as the chairpersons for the Air Raid Warden, Fire Warden, Public Health, and Communications committees.
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