Springwood Avenue Rising: Race, Leisure, and Decline in the 1970 Asbury Park Uprising

Vayne Ong


The Paul A. Stellhorn Undergraduate Paper in New Jersey History Award was established in 2004 to honor Paul A. Stellhorn (1947-2001), a distinguished historian and public servant who worked for the New Jersey Historical Commission, the New Jersey Committee (now Council) for the Humanities, and the Newark Public Library. The Stellhorn Awards consist of a framed certificate and a modest cash award, presented at the New Jersey Historical Commission’s Annual Conference.  The Award’s sponsors are the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance; the New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey Department of State; Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries; and the New Jersey Caucus, Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference.  The Stellhorn Award Committee members are Richard Waldron (chair), Mark Lender, and Peter Mickulas.  The advisory committee consists of Ron Becker, Karl Niederer, Elsalyn Palmisano, and Fred Pachman.  Click here for more information. The following paper was one of two 2020 winners. 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14713/njs.v7i1.235


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