The Ocean County Compendium of  History
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Index of Categories

Welcome to the Index of Historical Categories

The listing below contains topics that are in need to be written about.  This is not, by far, a complete listing, and will likely never be complete as it expands with new ideas.

The OCCH Archive has resources on the majority of these topics.

If you have any suggestions to add, or would like to write on a particular topic, please email us here

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21st Century
Government Prepares for 21st Century
Forecast for the 21st Century

Abortion & Family Planning
Abortion Ads
Abortion Protesters
National Organization for Women
Ocean County Right to Life Organization

Acts of Courage
Dean W. Clark Hero
Human Chain Saves Drowning Woman
Joseph Citta Saves Drowning Boy
Jose Vazquez Hero
Danielle Vieira Heroic Girl
William Stewart Hero
Chris Winters Saved

Advertising
Mr. Walking Billboard
Roadside Advertising

Agriculture, Farming & Livestock
Agriculture
     Fruit Crops
     Vegetable Crops
Blight & Disease
Farming Equipment
Farms & Farming
Livestock
     Cows & Dairy Farms
     Horses & Mules
     Miscellaneous Animals
     Pigs
     Poultry
     Statistics

Amazing Feats
Walking Speed

Amusement & Theme Parks
Blackbeard’s Cave
Fantasy Island Amusement Park
Great Adventure
Point Pleasant Boardwalk
Seaside Heights Boardwalk

Animals, Insects & Wildlife
Animal Cruelty & SPCA
Bears
Bees, Wasps, & Hornets
Birds
Boars
Butterflies
Cats
Deer
     Ascerdaten
Dogs
Fleas
Freaks
Gnats
Habitats & Reserves
Mosquito Control
Snakes
Spiders
State Game Farm, Forked River
Ticks
     Lyme Disease
Veterinarians

Antiques
     Antiques Appraisal Showcase
     Bay Avenue Antiques, Barnegat
     Ocean Gate Treasures LLC
     Pine Shop Antiques

     Point Pleasant Antiques Emporium

     Tuckerton Emporium

Anniversaries & Celebrations

Aquatic Life
Fish
Sea Lions
Sea Turtles
Seals
Sharks
     Shark Attack of 1916
Stingrays
Whales

Archaeology
Archaeological Surveys

Archives & Special Collections
Hess Collection
New Jerseyana Bookseller (Joseph Felcone)

Art & Photography
Artists
     Unknown Amelchenko
     Unknown Barnett Studio
     Mary Elizabeth Hooper Giberson Beatty
     Amos Birdsall, Jr.
     George Burr
     Kelly Butler
     Ralph Mills Collins
     William Coombs
     Kate Leigh Cutler
     Lisa Downer
     Mary Errickson
     Mary Woodmansee Tilton Falkinburgh
     Charles H. Freeman
     Edith Gerard
     Louis Glanzman
     Robert Hanington
     Gerard Rutgers Hardenbergh
     Sheila Kierre
     Edward P. Knox
     Fred C. Lehnert (Freds Signs)
     Francis McGinley
     Rudolph J. Ozol
     William Agnew Paton
     Virginia Perle
     John F. Peto
     Pearl Rhodes
     Win Salmons
     Wini Smart
     Clara Stroud
     Robert Toth
     Florence Wheeler
     Unknown Yaar

Art Shows
     Ocean County College Senior Arts Show
     Ocean County College Teen Arts Show

Decoy Carvers
     William H. Beardslee
     John W. Conover
     Gary Giberson
     Thomas Gray
     Banks Loveland
     Clarence Loveland
     John E. Loveland
     John Riley Inman
     Jay Parker
     Quacker Box Decoys & Paintings
     Ike Selby
     Chris Sprague
     Decoy Shows

Folk Art
     Ocean County Folk Arts Festival

Galleries
     Bolos Art Gallery Store
     Sidney Rothman Art Gallery
     OC Cultural & Heritage Commission Northern Regional Cultural Council

Performing Arts
     Stage & Screen
          Actors
               Richard Kyle Brody
     Dancing & Ballet
          Chadwick Dancing School

Photographers
     Alfred Free
     Richard Steele
     George D. Wardell
     D. Walker

Photography Studios
     Homer Photography Studio
     Parlin Photo Studio
     Photography Place Store Studio
     Toms River Kodak Photo Studio

Sculptors
     Michael Bhacham
     Boris Blai
     John H. Burke
     Brian Hanlon
     Jeno Kardos

Astral Phenomenon
Aurora Borealis
Comets
     Finsler Comet
     Haley's Comet
Lunar Activity
     Lunar Eclipses
     Saturn and the Moon
     Super Moon
Meteors
     Meteor Showers
Mysterious Lights
Planets
     Mars
     Planets in April
Solar Activity
     Annular Eclipse
     Solar Eclipses
Sun Spots

Authors & Writers
Leah Blackman
Robert C. Bragg
Juanita & Lolita Carfora
Michael Gillick
William Hess
John Luther Long
Harry Ordell
Linda Rogers
Marilyn Schmidt
Augusta Huiell Seaman
Jerry Woolley

Aviation & Planes
Airports
     Lakewood Airport
     Robert J. Miller Airpark
           Powder Puff Derby Terminus
           Robert J. Miller Plane Crash & Death
     Toms River Airport
Airships
     Akron
          Akron Airplane
     Graf Zeppelin
     Heinen Air Yacht
     Hindenburg
     Macon
     Shenandoah ZR-1
     USS Los Angeles
     Commander Charles Emery Rosendahl
     Ship Hangars
          NAS Lakehurst Hangars One
Ballooning
Charles Lindbergh
Civil Air Patrol
North Pole
     Harold June
Parachuting
Plane Crashes
     1917 Jackson Crash
    
1928 Emilio Carranza – Mexican Lindbergh
     1929 Beach Haven
     1931 Pinewald
     1940 Lacey
     1940 Lakehurst
     1952 Waretown
     1953 Whiting
     1972 John T. Morrissey & Frederick King (Albany Kentucky)
     1972 Harvey Cedars
     1973 Brick
     1973 Lacey
     1973 Lakehurst - Blue Angels
     1974 Toms River
     1974 Toms River
     1978 Mantoloking
     1978 Mantoloking
     1981 Lacey
     1981 Lakewood - Glider
     1981 Stafford 01
     1981 Stafford 02
     1981 Toms River
     1982 Lakewood
     1983 Plumsted Helicopter Crash
     1984 Island Beach Helicopter Crash
     1984 Lacey
     1984 Lacey
     1997 Ship Bottom
     1998 Lacey
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