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This Month in Wayne History- Beatrice DeMille, Wayne Township, and the Crime of the Century


Figure 1- Beatrice DeMille, born Matilda Beatrice Samuel, photographed later in life. From Brigham Young University. Accessed through the Women Film Pioneers Project. https://wfpp.columbia.edu/pioneer/ccp-beatrice-demille/.

Along with the virtual content offered on our website,- map, timeline, blog, Wayne Wednesdays, and more- we are so excited to be partnering with TAPInto Wayne for a series of 13 monthly articles (April 2022 to April 2023) highlighting parts of the township's rich history. The articles will be published on tapinto.net/towns/wayne . To read this month's post- all about Beatrice DeMille and Wayne's Hollywood connections- check out https://www.tapinto.net/towns/wayne/sections/where-in-wayne/articles/this-month-in-wayne-history-beatrice-demille-wayne-township-and-the-crime-of-the-century?fbclid=IwAR3hiZlM4XJXUL19UVUfxpblrOC2dtfq90A5cmy6wo-XM5SPkaRrZbC6jyQ.


The Wayne Museum operates under a shared services agreement between the Township of Wayne and the County of Passaic. The County manages and operates the Wayne Museum on the Township’s behalf through the County’s Department of Cultural & Historic Affairs.

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