Finding and Using Primary Sources to Teach about the Irish Experience in New Jersey

Augustine J. Curley


This article offers a number of ways to find original documents for the teaching of the history of the Irish in New Jersey, citing several documents as examples. Sources suggested include cemeteries, print and online collections of material, and archival repositories. It also suggests strategies for getting the most out of searches. A second section includes references to the relevant New Jersey Common Core Standards.

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