Humanities Connection

From politics and religion to race, education and healthcare, Humanities Connection brings together some of New Jersey’s most fascinating people.

Legacy of 1967 and 1974 Newark Riots

Michelle Chase, Exhibit Director of Newark 1974: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots at Bloomfield College, and Yesenia Lopez, Project Archivist at the NJ Hispanic Research & Information Center at the Newark Public Library, discuss the legacy of the 1967 and 1974 Newark Riots and the future of the exhibit currently at Bloomfield College.

Legacy of 1967 and 1974 Newark Riots

Exhibit on 1974 Newark Puerto Rican Riots

Michelle Chase, Exhibit Director of Newark 1974: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots at Bloomfield College, explains what makes this exhibit unique.

Newark 1974: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots Exhibit

Underlying Causes of the 1974 Newark Puerto Rican Riots

Michelle Chase, Exhibit Director of Newark 1974: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots at Bloomfield College, and Yesenia Lopez, Project Archivist at the NJ Hispanic Research & Information Center at the Newark Public Library, discuss the underlying causes of the 1974 Newark Puerto Rican Riots.

Underlying Causes of the 1974 Newark Puerto Rican Riots

Start of New Jersey

Michael Aaron Rockland, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, and Sara Cureton, Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission, explain why 1664 is considered the start New Jersey.

Start of New Jersey

Hotbed of Innovation

Sara Cureton, Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission, discusses the different ways New Jersey has been and continues to be a hotbed of innovation.

Hotbed of Innovation

New Jersey in the American Revolution

Michael Aaron Rockland, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, discusses New Jersey’s role in the American Revolution.

American Revolution

Oral History

Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, explains how oral history contributes so much to our understanding of the past.

Oral History

Modern Museum

Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, explains how museums can be up-to-date without losing their core mission.

Modern Museum

Crane House

Claudia Ocello, President and CEO of Museum Partners Consulting, discusses the relevance of museums in the digital age, as well as an upcoming NJCH sponsored exhibit at the Crane House in Montclair.

Crane House

What’s In The Hometown Teams Exhibit?

Carol Harsh, Director of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program, discusses the unique format of the Hometown Teams exhibit.


What’s In The Exhibit?

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