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;

Opening Event/Video

The exhibit, Chinese Exclusion in New Jersey: Immigration Law in the Past and Present, opened on May 3, 2011 and was on display at Rutgers' Asian American Cultural Center from May to September 2011. This is the video recording of the panel discussion that was held on the opening day of the exhibition. The discussion was moderated by ACLS New Faculty Fellow, Andy Urban. The speakers for the evening were:
  • Joanna Dreby, Assistant Professor of Sociology, State University of New York, Albany
  • Robyn Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Asian American Studies, University of California, Davis
  • Virginia Yans, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, History, Rutgers University
The discussion focused on the history of immigration to New Jersey and the contemporary immigration policy issues affecting both the state and Rutgers University today.
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