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AHA member Sue Kozel completed a 206-page report for the Woodbury Public Library, funded by a grant from the New Jersey Council of the Humanities. “Say Our Names: Early African American Life in Woodbury, a part of Deptford Township, NJ, 1770–1830” features a list of 615 African Americans, named and unnamed, from freedom papers, birth records, tax records, enslavement records, Quaker Diaries, merchant logs, abolitionist records, cemetery entries, news reports, and a thorough reading of secondary materials.