Dorland J. Henderson Papers

About this Collection

This collection contains a selection of items from the papers of African American engineer and active Newark resident Dorland J. Henderson. From Indiana, Henderson worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation from 1932-1970. He was actively involved in many Newark groups. He made many speeches at city council meetings regarding his views on Newark issues. Henderson and his wife also restored the historic Sydenham House.

"Minorities"
A letter to the editor of the Star Ledger regarding minorities.
Affirmative Action
A letter to the editor of the Star Ledger regarding Affirmative Action.
Affirmative Action Program - Newark Airport Construction
Information on Affirmative Action Program Equal Employment Opportunity construction at Newark Air port.
American Insurance Building
A letter to the Chairman of the Board, Robert Smith, of the Public Service Electric and Gas Company regarding tearing down the American Insurance Building.
Attitudes and Opinions of North Ward Residents
A paper on Newark's North Ward.
Civil Service System
A letter to the editor of The Shield regarding the Civil Service System.
Concerns for America
A letter to Senator Frank Lautenberg regarding the direction of the country.
Conditions in Newark
Speech made to Newark's city council by Dorland Henderson regarding conditions in Newark.
Conditions in Newark
Speech made to Newark's city council by Dorland Henderson regarding conditions in Newark.
Conditions in Newark
Speech made to Newark's city council by Dorland Henderson regarding conditions in Newark.
Conditions in Newark
Speech made to Newark's city council by Dorland Henderson regarding conditions in Newark.
Conditions in Newark
Speech made to Newark's city council by Dorland Henderson regarding housing in Newark.
Gibson Runs for a Fourth Term
A letter to the editor of the Star Ledger regarding Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson.
Incident at Newark Public Library
A letter regarding an incident at Newark Public Library.
Interview with Stanley Winters
An interview and discussion with Dorland J. and Elizabeth Henderson.