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Newark Streets Collection (N.J.)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Streets-(Main)

Scope and Contents

Halsey Street (reminiscences by Mrs. Middleton, and other newspaper clippings), "Broad Street & Neighboring Streets Seventy Years Ago" (1930), "History of Broad Street" (typed ms), "A History of South Orange Ave.," (compiled by pupils of Newton Street School for the Book of Newark, ca. 1933), including "South Orange Ave." (a remembrance of life in Newark from 1849 through 1919 by Mr. Washington Cort), "West Market Street: A Few Notes Pertaining to a Small Sector in the Roseville Section" (by Samuel Berg, photos taken March 1959), James Street Commons (Information), Letter from D.J. Henderson to the City Council regarding the changing of the name of Elizabeth Ave. (1977), "History of Broad Street" (Chapter VII in Book of Newark by Central Ave. School, English ans Art Classes-GR.8), "History of Wilson Avenue" (Written by Pupils of Eight-A Classes, Wilson Avenue School, Illustration by Art Class, March 1933), "Wilson Avenue" (by Ruth Banker, typed ms), "Springfield Avenue," "Old Broad Street" (Richard C. Jenkinson, 1930), "The Streets of Newark" (Hannah Blattman); "Broad Street: A Short History and Business Directory of the Street" (1923, Broad Street Association))


  • 1930 - 1977

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff. Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.


.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials


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Repository Details

Part of the Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library Repository

3rd Floor
Newark Public Library
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Newark NJ 07102 United States