Tagging Guide

As more and more data is added to the site, we need to develop ways for viewers to browse them and narrow the list in a fluid way. Tags will be used in several categories:

Chronological Tags

  • 17th Century
  • 18th Century
  • 19th Century
  • 20th Century
  • 21st Century

New Jersey Geography

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Places can be categorized in many ways. Use whichever works the best for your project.

Specific

Include the city name (no streets).

General

  • North Jersey
  • Central Jersey
  • South Jersey

Regions

  • Skylands Region
  • Gateway Region
  • Shore Region
  • Southern Shore Region
  • Delaware River Region
  • Greater Atlantic City Region

Counties

  • Atlantic County
  • Bergen County
  • Burlington County
  • Camden County
  • Cape May County
  • Cumberland County
  • Essex County
  • Gloucester County
  • Hudson County
  • Hunterdon County
  • Mercer County
  • Middlesex County
  • Monmouth County
  • Morris County
  • Ocean County
  • Passaic County
  • Salem County
  • Somerset County
  • Sussex County
  • Union County
  • Warren County

Demographics

  • Men
  • Women
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Elderly
  • Immigrants
  • African-Americans

General Subjects

  • Agriculture and Farming
  • Archeology and Paleontology
  • Architecture and Monuments
  • Art and Photography
  • Biography
  • Buildings and Streets
  • Business and Industry
  • Charity and Philanthropy
  • Construction
  • Culture and Entertainment
  • Death
  • Disasters
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Environment and Pollution
  • Family
  • Fauna and Flora
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Geography and Maps
  • Holidays and Celebrations
  • Housing and Development
  • Immigration
  • Labor Movement
  • Law and Crime
  • Literature and Books
  • Rivers, Lakes, and Ocean
  • Medicine and Health
  • Military and War
  • Music
  • Newspapers and Journalism
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Peace and Anti-War
  • People
  • Politics and Government
  • Protest
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Religion
  • Science
  • Social Welfare
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Transportation
  • Travel and Tourism

If your item does not fit into any of these categories, create a new one and add it to the list. These should remain broad categories of analysis, and not become too specific.

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