“Memorandum Concerning the Characteristics of the Larger Mixed Blood Racial Islands of the Eastern United States” by William Harlen Gilbert, Jr., Part 1 (1946 article)

1946 Gilbert Article Memorandum Concerning the Characteristics of the Larger Mixed-Blood Racial Islands of the Eastern United States Note from Webmaster: The following article contains several inconsistencies in style and citation which were found in the original publication, and have been reproduced here as accurately as web formatting will permit. William Harlen Gilbert, Jr. Library […]

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William Gilbert article, part 2

VI. Jackson Whites of New Jersey and New York Locations: Orange and Rockland Counties in New York; Bergen, Morris, and Passaic Counties, New Jersey. Name said to be derived from term “Jackson and White” which are common surnames. Another derivation is from “Jacks” and “Whites,” the terms for Negroes and Caucasians. Still another idea is […]

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