Rutgers University Libraries Digital Exhibits: Home

  • visit All Aboard! New Jersey and Railroads, 1812–1930

    Railroads had a pervasive presence and an immense social, economic, cultural, and technological influence in late 19th and early 20th century New Jersey. Then as now, most people in New Jersey were within earshot, at least, of the sound of a train.

  • vist the exhibit Battles for the Ballot In New Jersey

    "Battles for the Ballot" can be found in almost any period of the United States' elections, past and present. This exhibit provides a venue for visitors to come together and think critically about the lessons to be learned from past New Jersey elections.

  • visit the Clifford P. Case II: Loyal Son, Scholar, Statesman exhibit

    This online exhibition celebrates the life and achievements of Clifford Philip Case II (1904-1982) and serves as a companion to the permanent exhibition on the senator’s life and work which was installed in the Clifford P. Case Seminar Room in October 2006.

  • visit the Crossroads Exhibit

    This digital exhibition considers the goals of the Great Society as exemplified by the Senate career of Harrison Williams and, from another angle, it places Williams´s legislative efforts in the context of the liberal vision held by many Americans in the 1960s and 1970s.

  • visit the Garden exhibit

    This exhibit is a celebration of New Jersey's dynamic agricultural history from the pre-colonial period to the present, and an illustration of its impact on our state's history and culture. See NJ state fair posters, and product brochures for horses, cows, oysters, and fruit.

  • visit the engraving exhibit

    Learn about tools and techniques John de Poll uses to create and engrave "Intersection".

  • visit the John Milton exhibit

    This exhibition showcases key moments in Milton’s long career in relation to the changing world of print and other forms of written expression. It combines the holdings of Rutgers’ collection of Milton and his contemporaries with generous loans from other libraries.

  • Visit the New Jersey Book Arts event pages
    The New Jersey Book Arts Symposium is an annual daylong event on the first Friday in November that presents contemporary work by living New Jersey book artists. Recorded here are some of the programs and photos from the event over the years.
  • Women’s Suffrage Parade in New Brunswick, 1919
    2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. In 2020, celebrations and commemorations are being held throughout the United States. The anniversary is giving rise to new research and countless exhibitions and publications.
  • visit On the Banks of the Raritan: Music at Rutgers and New Brunswick

    This exhibit traces the early history of music at Rutgers University from the foundation of the Glee Club, one of the oldest and most prominent collegiate groups in the country to the incorporation of music into Rutgers' educational mission in the early 20th century.

  • visit the Bogart letters exhibit

    The letters of John Bogart, 1778 graduate of Queen’s College and tutor in the college during the American Revolution, are exchanges between Bogart and the Queen’s College community from 1776 to 1782. They provide a glimpse into the college during this pivotal time in history.

  • visit the Struggle Without End exhibit

    Although the battlefields were miles from its borders, the bitter struggles of the American Civil War (1861-1865) had a profound effect on New Jersey. New Jersey supplied over 88,000 men to the Union armies, and was represented in every major battle.

  • learn about the Pivotal Right

    The Pivotal Right traces the continuing activism of New Jersey women's organizations and individuals in the years following the achievement of “the pivotal right.” The exhibit commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, New York.

  • Vertigo block 180. boy ringing doorbell

    A gallery exhibition of 18 selected woodblocks created by Lynd Ward for his 6th graphic novel Vertigo: A Novel in Woodcuts (1937).