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Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Thomas A. McCabe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Just outside downtown Newark, New Jersey, sits an abbey and school. For more than 150 years Benedictine monks have lived, worked, and prayed on High Street, a once-grand thoroughfare ... More


The Headmaster and the Street, 1977–1986

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the life of Father Edwin Healy and the miracle he performed on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard (formerly High Street). The longest-serving ... More


“Necessary, Useful, and Beautiful”: Founding Fathers and a Catholic Day College, 1868–1900

Thomas A. McCabe

in Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823233106
eISBN:
9780823234950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823233106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the founding of St. Benedict's and examines its status as a day college for young men. On December 22, 1870, four priests huddled in the pastoral ... More


April

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes the east country in April. There were early signs of drought on the heathlands, where free-range pigs slumped, and arum lily were dried to a crisp. Only dew at night saved ... More


Climbing the Hilltop: New Negro Womanhood at Howard University

Treva B. Lindsey

in Colored No More: Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252041020
eISBN:
9780252099571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041020.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

By the first decade of the twentieth century, Howard University emerged as the premier institution for higher learning for African Americans. Using the life of Lucy Diggs Slowe, a Howard alumnus and ... More


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