Below are two original flyers made by Joseph Ishill to advertise a 10th library anniversary program and an exhibit of his wife's poetry at the Berkeley Heights Public Library.
|Ishill's flyer for the 10th anniversary of the library|
|Ishill made the flyer for his wife's poetry exhibit|
Area resident Chris R. Morgan's article about Free Acres, the utopian community founded in Berkeley Heights and Ishill's connection to it, can be found here:
Free Acres Is the Place to Be
BHPL's Google Documents folder contains the index to the Ishill Archives and some other scanned contents of the collection. This is a work in progress. More of the contents of the Ishill Archive will be scanned and added over time.
The Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan is one of the foremost collections of Ishill works
Works by and about Joseph Ishill
Joseph Ishill and the Authors and Artists of the Oriole Press
List of other Ishill resources at the University of Michigan
The University of Florida has a collection of Ishill works, see
A Guide to the Joseph Ishill Collection
The Houghton Library at Harvard University has a guide to its collection of works by and about Joseph Ishill
Alan Runfeldt's Excelsior Press, Frenchtown, NJ
Mr. Runfeldt grew up in Berkeley Heights, knew Mr. Ishill and has one of his presses as he shows in this blog post
From the Passaick to the Wach Unks by The Historical Society of Berkeley Heights, 1977 (call #974.936 FRO) pp 211-212 describes Joseph Ishill's time as a resident of Berkeley Heights from 1919 until his death in 1966.