Barbara J. Kukla Papers

About this Collection

Barbara J. Kukla is a Newark writer. This digital collection contains a selection of items from her collection at the Newark Library (the Barbara J, Kukla Papers).

Her collection includes items about churches, political elections, women, funeral programs of important Newarkers and much more! The collection is centered on Newark which Ms. Kukla has written about for many years.

Clinton Avenue Players
Rudy Adams (Right; Standing) leads the Clinton Avenue Players (center) portraying african Slaves down the asile in a historical pagent at the Clinton Ave. Presbyterian Church
"As It Is"
Political flier about Kenneth Gibson and Amiri Baraka.
"Break The Chains"
A speech by Ras Baraka about running for Mayor of Newark in 1994 at 24 years old.
"Sensational Soul Cruisers"
Group of 11 men in suits posing for a photo; 7 standing and 4 sitting.
35th Annual Awards dinner of The Community Service Committee Essex- West Hudson Labor Council; AFL-CIO.
Souvenir program for the 35th Annual Awards dinner of the Community Service Committee Essex-West- Hudson Labor Council. Includes information on the organization and honors Newarker; Trish Yamba; Executive Director of Newark Day center.
54th Anniversary of Metropolitan Baptist Church
A program for the 54th Anniversary of Metropolitan Baptist Church; includes history of the church.
77th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner
Souvenir program of the Newark Branch NAACP 77th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner.
81st Anniversary of the Freedom Fund Dinner
Souvenir program for the 81st Anniversary of the Freedom Fund Dinner.
91st Anniversary Freedom Fund Dinner
Souvenir program for the 91st Anniversary Freedom Fund Dinner of the Newark Branch NAACP.
A Celebration of the Life of Dorothea Lee
A funeral program for Dorothea Lee; includes obituary and photos.
A Celebration of the Life of Honorable Earl L. Harris; Sr.
A funeral program for Earl L. Harris; Sr.
A Memorial Salute in Celebration of Life; Legend and Legacy of Mary Beasley Burch.
Program from the funeral service of Mary Beasley Burch. Includes biographical information.
A N.J. Recognition Souvenir: Black Woman's Voice
Information on the National Council of Negro Women including Mary McLeod Bethune's; the organization's founder; "My Last Will and Testament".
A Service of Memorial and Triumph for Millard E. Terrell
A funeral program for Millard E. Terrell; includes obituary.
A Special Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King; Jr.
A program for the League of Women Voter's Special Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King; Jr. Includes historical information on the League of Women Voters.