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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Kenneth F. Lockwood Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Lockwood-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box 1: contains several binders of Lockwood's correspondence, mostly relating to the League (1918-1944); a large binder of biographical material and copies of clippings on Lockwood, the League and wildlife conservation in New Jersey compiled by Elizabeth Lockwood Coombs in 1970; "Monthly Reports NJFGCL (1940, 1944, 1945)"; Lockwood's Deputy Fish and Game Warden certificate and badge (1924); a copy of the League's magazine, "The New Jersey Sportsman" (December 1922), with an article by...
Dates: 1865 - 1970


Identifier: Librariana

The records of the Newark Public Library, known as Librariana, include manuscript and printed materials, photographs and graphics, and other materials. The bulk of it covers the years from its founding in 1889 to the present. It is arranged alphabetically for the most part.

Dates: 1846 - 2019

Lincoln-Douglass Memorial Association Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier:  MG NWK Lincoln-Douglass -(Main)
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of fliers, photos, postcards, meeting minutes, receipts, correspondence, and other materials related to the Lincoln-Douglass Memorial Association, an African American political organization.

Dates: c. 1925-1934

Maple Avenue School Records

Identifier: MG Nwk Maple Ave.-(Main & Offsite)

This collection consists of scrapbooks and photographs collected by Maple Avenue School.

Dates: 1927 - 1992

Martin Reichenbecher Scrapbooks

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MG Nwk Reichenbecher -(Main)
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two rehoused scrapbooks featuring images of Newark, particularly the Forest Hill neighborhood, as well as several criminal court reports from Newark in the early 20th century. Included is a small amount of material not related to Newark. Scrapbook #1, Folder # 1: Separated pages from a booklet, About Forest Hill : a strictly residential suburb [n.d.] featuring maps and images of the neighborhood, as well as text from the Forest Hill Association. Also in this...
Dates: c. 1900-1965

Mattia Family Papers

Identifier: MG Nwk Mattia-(Main)

The collection consists of glass negatives and minstrel show material from the Mattias, one of the first Italian families in Newark.

Dates: 1887 - 1936

Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG Nwk Gibson-(Main)
Scope and Contents Box 1: contains 1 folder of copies of 3 personal photographs of Gibson: as a young child with his brother, as a young child with his mother, and in his Army uniform; and 4 folders (ca. 1970-ca. 1980) of mostly black and white, 8" x 10" publicity photographs of Kenneth Gibson, members of his administration, and events in Newark. The bulk of the photographs reflect his official duties. Subjects include ground-breaking, swearing-in, and award ceremonies, and other events; group photographs of...
Dates: c. 1930s-1986

Mayor Ralph A. Villani collection

Identifier: MG Nwk Villani-(Main)

The collection consists largely of photographs, documenting both Villani's personal and family life and his public activities. There is also some film of family holidays and leisure pursuits. A series of scrapbooks contain clippings, ephemera, and election records.

Dates: c. 1934-1966

McLeary Postcard Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MG NWK McLeary-(Main)
Scope and Contents The collection consists of ca. 350 postcards, in two ring binders. All but one or two of the images are of Newark. Topics include street scenes, public buildings, commercial and industrial buildings, schools, hospitals, churches, theaters, parks, monuments, railroad and other stations, street scenes, and souvenir images. There are very few interiors (of restaurants, public buildings, etc.), views of private residences, or scenes featuring people. The Library does not have further information...
Dates: c. 1900s-1950s