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Newark (N.J.) -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Irish Exhibit at the Newark Public Library

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Irish Exhibit-(Main)
Scope and Contents This small collection consists of material relating to an exhibit on the history of Irish-American in Newark held at the Newark Public Library, March 14-May 21, 2007. The collection consists largely of mounted exhibit captions, with biographical sketches, information on buildings, organizations, and events central to the Irish experience in Newark. Captions are filed by exhibit case. Box 1 contains captions for 5 cases of material, plus one file of background material, including lists of...
Dates: 2007

Ironbound Environmental Justice History and Resource Center

Identifier: MG Nwk ICC-(Van Buren)
Scope and Contents This is a collection of materials donated by the Ironbound Community Corporation, a group located in the Ironbound section of Newark. Founded in 1969, ICC works “on a range of neighborhood issues -- from affordable housing and economic development to safe streets, clean air, and educational opportunities for adults and children,” according to its Web site. ICC is funded by foundations, government agencies, and contributions from the community. The Environmental Justice History and Resource...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978 - 2001

Ironbound : Newark, New Jersey, an urban portrait

Identifier: MG Nwk Lokuta-(Main)
Scope and Contents

9 copies of Donald Lokuta's Ironbound Photo Portfolio

Dates: 1980

John Angelo Papers

Identifier: MG Angelo-(Main)

These papers came from Mr. John Angelo of California.

Dates: Copies of material from 1900-2011, bulk of original material 1980s-2011.

John T. Cunningham Collection

Identifier: MG Cunningham-(Offsite)
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of clippings, brochures, pamphlets, photocopies, and copies of images collected by John T. Cunningham for his many books and articles, primarily about New Jersey. It includes some notes for his books and articles, and the text of many of the talks he gave, as well as typed copies of a few of his manuscripts, and published copies of about a dozen of his books.

Dates: Minimally processed, dates not determined.

Joseph A. Stauhs Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG NWK Stauhs -(Main) 
Scope and Contents Contents of the collection are as follows:Folder 1: contains black and white photographs (nine 8" x 10" and one 4" x 6") of downtown Newark street scenes, probably taken ca. 1908. The images show street scenes, buildings, pedestrians, trolley cars, horse carts, automobiles, advertising signs, etc. Four are stamped "Wm. M. Broadwell, Commercial Photographer." One of these is captioned "Cor. Market and Washington St. new Bamberger's Empire Theatre in rear. Date 1908." ...
Dates: 1902 - c.1935?

Joseph Kalba Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Kalba-(Main)
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of the family, family papers (including a high school graduation program and a biography page from John Kalba's high school yearbook (1932), military documents, an obituary for Joseph Kalba, and Joseph Kalba's World War II medals, dog-tags, and hats.

Dates: 1918 - 2015

Julius J. Spohn Collection

Identifier: MG NWK Spohn-(Main)

This collection consists of 17 scrapbooks and a half Hollinger box. The scrapbooks house mostly photos. The vast majority of the photos were taken by Newark resident Julius J. Spohn between the 1950s and the first decade of the 21st century. The Hollinger box holds two photocopied publications, and a guide to videos Spohn took in the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1941 - 2017

Kathleen P. Galop Collection

Identifier: MG Nwk Galop-(Main)
Scope and Contents

Much of the collection pertains to Branch Brook Park, Newark, NJ, including materials related to The Newark Cherry Blossom Festival, Historic Register Nomination, Branch Brook Park Alliance, Essex County Parks Department, and research used in Galop’s co-authored book.

There are also materials on the Essex County Park System as a whole, as well as individual parks and projects. Additionally, Galop collected some materials on preservation in Essex County.

Dates: 1867 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1976 - 2007

Kawaida Towers Events

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Kawaida
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of newspaper clippings relating to Kawaida Towers from the New York Times, the Newark Record, and the Star-Ledger, among other newspapers.

Dates: 1972 - 1976