Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:
Wynona M. Lipman Papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Lipman-(Main)
Scope and Contents rganized in 5 boxes : Box #1. Personal notes, correspondence related to legislation, brochures, photocopies of legal proposals, press releases, memorandums, mail and telephone logs ;Box #2. Lipman's biographical sketches, correspondence (1980-1982), brochures on public hearings (1976), minutes, and newspaper clippings ;Box #3. Brochures, newsletters, periodicals, fliers (1980-1981), photocopies of published articles, reprinted articles, and correspondence...
Dates: 1976 - 1982
Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: MG NWK YM/YWCA -(Main)
Scope and Contents Despite the collection title, the single volume that makes up this collection is devoted entirely to material relating to the YWCA of Newark. Contents include letterhead, pledge cards, acknowledgment cards, and business cards; announcements, programs, and tickets for Bible classes, educational activities, gymnastic drills, music programs, dinners, exhibits, meetings, etc.; sample questionnaires to ascertain the numbers, ages, and living arrangements of women employees; and circulars...
Dates: 1907 - 1917
YM/YWCA-YM/YWHA Collection (Newark, N.J.)
Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NWK YM/YWCA/HA-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists largely of reports, financial records, correspondence, and printed material. A few photographs are also included. YWCA material consists of a 5Oth anniversary program, a souvenir book that includes a history of the organization, and an annual report (1921). YM-YWCA material consists of an annual report that includes a "salute" to Donald M. Payne, who was President of the National Council of YMCAs and was running for City Council at the time...
Dates: 1921 - 2009
Yoland Skeete-Laessig Collection
Identifier: MG Nwk Skeete-Laessig-(Main and Offsite)
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of various materials resulting from Yoland Skeete-Laessig’s work on the book “When Newark Had a Chinatown: My Personal Journey”, as well as her fight to save the historical area of Chinatown from being redeveloped as an arena. There is also some material from her career as one of the founders of the art gallery Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Cente.
Dates: 1960-2017, photocopies of earlier material and artifacts from earlier period; Majority of material found within 2000 - 2008
Identifier: MG NWK YWCA -(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 7 scrapbooks of newspaper clippings related to the YWCA of Newark. Subjects of the clippings include staff, funding and fund-raising, programs, and activities. A small number of articles cover the national YWCA, and women's issues in general. The clippings are primarily from Newark papers (the Newark News, the Newark Sunday Call, the Evening Star), but also include a few from New York papers (New York Herald Tribune and the New York Times). Scrapbook 1...
Dates: 1907 - 1936