A blog about living in Aberdeen, New Jersey.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

African Americans in the Matawan Journal - 23 November 1895

The only mention of African Americans in the entire 23 November 1895 edition of The Matawan Journal is this small report on the front page:

In a recent Saturday night brawl at Red Bank one Cummings had his throat slightly cut from his left ear to his windpipe by an unknown colored man, who effected his escape.


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