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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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).