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.

"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.
77th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner
Souvenir program of the Newark Branch NAACP 77th Annual 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 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 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.
Addonizio Letter
A letter from Mayor Hugh J. Addonizio urging people to support his campaign for reelection.
All That Is Black Is Not Beautiful
A message from the campaign to recall Mayor Gibson.
Amiri Baraka
Amiri Baraka, visiting English Professor, addresses a group of supporters during a rally in front of Bower Commons, Rutgers, The State University, New Brunswick.