Newark Other Collections

About this Collection

We have selected less than 50 items from several collections:

  • Blacks in New Jersey Reports
  • Robert Curvin Papers
  • Ernest Erber Collection [MG Erber]
  • Essex County College Collection [MG ECC]
  • Essex County Slave Records [microfilm reel]
  • Newark Human Rights Commission Exhibit [MG NWK HRC]
  • Newark Quasi Documents [items from Newark groups! SEE ALSO: Newark Associations collection]
  • Newark Riots (Rebellion) Collection [MG NWK Riots]
  • Newark Wards and Sections [MG NWK Wards and Sections]
  • Mayor Ralph A. Villani Collection [MG Villiani]
  • When Newark Was Younger Columns by Miriam Studley
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    A few items from other collections are also below.

    "Newark, N.J. Harrison, & Kearny"
    Panoramic lithographic view of Newark, Harrison, and neighboring parts of Kearny. Details locations of all city streets and all buildings in city are delicately hand drawn with their doors, windows, and architectural details. Streets are also labeled with many boats, trains, and street traffic included in picture.
    64th Annual Convention Photograph
    A photograph of E. Mae McCarroll at the National Medical Association 64th Annual Convention.
    A Day in the Life of Newark Students (originally a PPT slideshow)
    This project of the Newark Public Schools was eventually exhibited around Newark in 2004.
    A Report To The New Jersey Legislature
    Concerning The Recent Events And Disturbances At The Newark And Camden Campuses Of Rutgers, The State University Includes a detailed history of demands for increased recruitment of black students and faculty and the establishment of Black Studies courses and programs at Rutgers-Newark. The demands were put forward in 1968-1969 by the Black Organization of Students. The BOS met with University officials, engaged in active recruiting of black students, led protests, and eventually organized the occupation of Conklin Hall in March 1969.
    Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security Bulletin
    A bulletin from the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security at the Colonnade Park Apartment houses and a questionnaire.
    Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security Bulletin
    A bulletin from the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security at the Colonnade Park Apartment houses.
    Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security Bulletin
    A bulletin from the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security at the Colonnade Park Apartment houses.
    Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security Bulletin
    A bulletin from the Ad Hoc Committee on Tenant Security at the Colonnade Park Apartment houses.
    Aerial photograph of North and Central Wards
    Aerial photograph of Newark Central and North Wards, documenting the area between South Orange Avenue to south and Park Avenue to north; Branch Brook Park to east and Fairmount Cemetery to west. Map predates the 1957 construction of Route 280. A thick band of red tape originally affixed to map indicated the proposed route of Route 280, still in planning at this time. The tape is now largely gone, but the remaining details of buildings and streets on map help reveal the densely built environment of an older Newark before white flight and the Rebellion of 1967.
    Aerial view of Downtown Newark
    Aerial photograph of most of Downtown Newark with the future path of Route 280 indicated with bright red line. This map was created in preparation for the construction of this highway and the demolition of homes and businesses that impeded its path.
    Aerial view of Essex County
    Composite aerial photograph of all of Essex County and the metropolitan region surrounding Newark between New York Harbor and the Watchung Mountains. Image is made from approximately 40 smaller aerial photographs stitched together to create a larger map.
    Aerial view of North Ward
    Aerial view of Newark's North Ward and Branch Brook Park. Map also includes large sections of neighboring Belleville, Bloomfield, Glen Ridge, Montclair, Verona, and the Watchung Mountains.
    Aerial view of North and East Wards
    Aerial photograph of the region between the North and East Wards of Newark and the adjoning town of East Orange. The Fairmount Cemetery and the Cemetery of the Holy Sepulchre are on right hand side of image. The Brick Church train station of the Lackawanna Railroad is in center of image. A tiny bit of the Montclair Boonton train line is in the upper left hand corner of the image. The area at the very center of this image is currently at the intersection of the Garden State Parkway and Route 280. This image was created as an aerial photograph in preparation for the demolition of homes and construction of highway.
    Aerial view of Northern New Jersey
    Aerial view of lands and highways in Northern New Jersey. Located west of Watchung Mountains. Routes of highways are lightly labeled in green ink.