William Ashby Collection and Papers

About this Collection

This collection contains a selection of materials from distinguished Newark citizen William Ashby who lived to 101. You can see Mr. Ashby's Lincoln University diploma from 1911 here. You can also see photos of Mr. Ashby and his family who migrated to Newark during the Great Migration. Don't miss Mr. Ashby's full length book Tales Without Hate which tells his life story!
Mr. Ashby worked for the Urban League. You can find out more about their work in the  Essex County Urban League Collection.